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3465683 - Buddhist or Hijri (Islamic) Calendar are not displaying Under Document Generation Template


Buddhist , Hijri (Islamic) Calendar are not display Under document generation template

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  • SAP SuccessFactors HCM Suite- All Versions
  • SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central - All Versions

Reproducing the Issue

  • Go to Document Generation Template: 
  • select Document Generation Template
  • Make correction
  • scroll down to Calendar


  • Gregorian (default)


Configuration issue


You have the Company System and Logo Settings permission and Enable -> Personal Calendar Settings.

From 2H 2023 release customer can opt to use either the Hijri or Buddhist Calendar.

  1. Go to Admin Center -> Company System and Logo Settings.
  2. Enable Personal Calendar Settings.
  3. Save your changes.

After change:Result

Note Don’t use the Personal Calendar Settings feature if SAP SuccessFactors Compensation is enabled.

It can cause incorrect dates to be saved that could affect the compensation process. This is a known issue and we're working to resolve it.

For more info please refer the help guide:

The "global calendar" is a set of features that improve the experience of selecting and viewing calendar dates in the system, for people who use a calendar other than the default Gregorian calendar.

Global Calendar Features

The system supports the use of three calendars:

  • Gregorian (default)
  • Buddhist
  • Hijri (Islamic)

FAQ - Additional Information

Q) Where can I get information on this from the Guide?

A) Guide: Implementing Document Generation

     Chapter: Field Details for Document Template Screens

A) Guide- Managing Languages, Text Customization, and Localization

See Also

  • 2576546 - Using the Manage Language Feature to Change Labels in SuccessFactors
  • 2088077 - How to customize / change labels on SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite - SAP for Me 
  • 3294062 - Dual Calendar view in SAP SuccessFactors
  • 2347226 - Employee Central - Document Generation


WEF-30592, WEF-117503, Company System and Logo Settings, Personal Calendar Settings, Document Generation Template, Gregorian (default), Buddhist, Hijri (Islamic), global calendar, Dual Calendar , KBA , LOD-SF-EC-DOC , Document Generation , LOD-SF-PLT-LAN , Manage Language & Text Replacements , How To


SAP SuccessFactors HXM Core 2311


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