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2661606 - “others-ratingtab-permission” vs “others-ratingtab-item-permission” - Performance Management


  • What are differences between the two tags of “others-ratingtab-permission” and “others-ratingtab-item-permission”.
  • Understanding these two tags correctly, so that you can configurate correctly in PM template.


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Tab Permission: others-rating-tab-permission

This tab is defined in meta section for Performance Management V12 Acceleration forms. It is relevant for all goal, development, and competency sections. The other's rating tab can be hidden in all relevant sections with following configuration:


<others-ratingtab-permission type="none"> 

            <route-step stepid="1"/> <route-step stepid="2"/>

            <route-step stepid="5"/>


  • it controls others rating tab display or non-display for all sections at once
  • although set “others-rating-tab-permission” to be none, "There is no other evaluation" can not be hidden

Section permission: others-rating-tab-item-permission

The others-rating-tab-item-permission defines access on a field level within the Other's Rating tab. The others-rating-tab-item-permission can be defined in each goal (objective), development, or competency sections. The following is an example of the XML code to use below the field permission.

<objective-sect *******************>

<others-ratingtab-item-permission type="none">

      <tab-item refid="item-rating"/>

      <route-step stepid="1"/> <route-step stepid="2"/>


It controls others rating tab display / non-display for each section. Although permission is none, "There is no other evaluation" message can’t be hidden


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