Remove Mandatory for Employee Date Of Birth?

I want to remove Mandatory for Date Of Birth field in the New Employee Form, I tried removing mandatory checkbox, but its giving error… “Row 16: Not allowed to disable Mandatory for standard fields”

How can I remove this Mandatory?

Thanks and regards,

Pratap N

You cannot. Your best bet is to use some value for the Date of Birth field so that you workaround this constraint.

Hope this helps.



Is there any design reason for making date_of_birth mandatory in Employee Form?

I think it’s for calculating retirement date and for the birthday email.

The fact that ERPNext sends a birthday email automatically and by default is quite unprofessional, in my opinion. It’s a terrible reason to make the field mandatory!