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2541846 - Unable to Delete Competency Library - Employee Profile


Competency library is seen, with the same name as the instance ID, but there is no way to delete it.

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Competency Libraries > You will see a competency library with the same name as your Company ID, with zero Competencies on it > Click on it:

  2. There will be no option or button to delete the Competency Library:


  3. At the backend, you will see the same Library, with the same name and with no Competencies on it:


4. Click on the Library and see that there is no option or button that allows you to delete it, either:



The Competency Libraries that are currently empty, and that have the same name as the Company ID, can not be deleted. This is the only library that cannot be deleted.


As for the other Libraries, as soon as you remove all Competencies from it, the system will automatically deleted them.

See Also

Reference JIRA: PLT-34021


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