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2447481 - Add Existing Objective Button - Performance Management


  • The Add Existing Objective Button can be used when the Performance Form is not set to auto populate objectives from the Objective Plan to the Performance Form. 
  • This allows the permissioned user to choose which objectives they wish to manually add from their Objective Plan to the Performance Form.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the Performance Form
  2. Go to the Goal Section
  3. Click on the +Add Existing Goal Button

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The Performance Form template can be configured to show or hide the "Add Existing Objective" button. This is done through Manage Templates as follows:

  1. Go to Admin Center
  2. Select Performance Management > Manage Templates
  3. Click on Performance Review, then select your template
  4. Click on Edit Fields and Sections
  5. Select the Goal section
  6. Uncheck "Show Add Existing Objective button"
    • screenshot show add existing objective buttn.png
  7. Click Save

NOTE: As this is an edit on the template level, you will have to relaunch forms.


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