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Customize the Order of Direct Reports in Organization Charts

You can now customize the order of direct reports under the same manager in Company Organization Chart and Calibration Organization Chart.

To customize the order of direct reports, you can enable the new option Allow overrides of default display in organization charts (Company Organization Chart and Calibration Organization Chart) under Start of the navigation pathAdmin Center Next navigation step Company System and Logo Settings Next navigation step Company System SettingsEnd of the navigation path and create an entry of custom order under the Org Chart Display Overrides MDF object in Manage Data.

Here's a screenshots of what the Admin Center option looks like:

New Admin Center option to allow custom overrides of organization chart display

Here's an example MDF entry for customized display order:

An example entry of customized display order for direct reports under the same manager

We wanted to provide more flexibility for customers to display employee relations in organization charts.

Role-Based Permission Prerequisites

You have the following permissions:

  • Start of the navigation pathAdministrator Next navigation step Metadata Framework Next navigation step Manage DataEnd of the navigation path, select View, Edit, and Import/Export.

  • Under Start of the navigation pathUser Next navigation step Miscellaneous Permissions Next navigation step Org Chart Display OverridesEnd of the navigation path, select View, Edit, and Import/Export.

  • Under Start of the navigation pathUser Next navigation step Miscellaneous Permissions Next navigation step Org Chart Display Overrides.Direct Reports (Org Chart Report)End of the navigation path, select View, Correct, Create, Adjust Order, and Delete.

What's Changed

How It Looks Now

In the current version, you can customize the display order of direct reports under the same manager.

How It Looked Before

In the previous version, the display order of direct reports couldn't be customized.

Technical Details

Reference Number

PLU-5375

Product

Platform

Module

Platform

Feature

Organization Chart

Action

Info only

Configuration Type

Admin Opt-in

Link to Demo

Lifecycle

General Availability

Type

New

Major or Minor

Major

Modular Business Process

Not Applicable

Software Version

1H 2022

Valid as Of

2022-05-20

Latest Document Revision

2022-04-08