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3432450 - Error When Trying to Change the Time Type Category


You are trying to edit the Time Type Category in the Time Types Activity, however the system shows the following error message:

"Category change not possible; employee time still uses time type: XYZ (KBA: 1512998)"

*XYZ means the Time Type ID.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Then go to the Implementation Projects.
  3. Select the First Implementation Project.
  4. Click Open activity list.
  5. Then search for the activity Time Types - Country and open it.
  6. Click Maintain Employee Time Types.
  7. Select the Code Time Type Code XYZ and perform the required changes.
  8. When trying to save it, system shows the error.


In order to solve this error, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Time type XYZ in Business Configuration in Edit mode.
  2. Perform the require change in the Time Type.
  3. This adjustment will effectively resolve the issue.

See Also

1512998 - Error Message: Category change not possible; employee time still uses time type: XYZ, when Trying to Change Pre-delivered Time Types


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