How to delete a workflow from JIRA?

In my enthusaism to set up JIRA as an ITIL compliant tool I set myself the task of creating Service Desk workflows. I have now created 5 of them as experiments. I want to keep one and delete the other 4. I have removed these 4 from the project, I removed them from the workfllow schema, and I removed most of the workflow steps. But I can find no way to remove the inactive workflows themselves. I can not even change the names of these workflows.

After an hour of touring the docs and answer pages I believe these can not be deleted. Is this really true? And why?

Is the only way to undo these to reinstall the ondemand instance? Really?

Thanks in advance,

WKD

Villiage Idiot

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Actually, you can delete them if you navigate to Administration > issues > Workflows and open up the "Inactive" Workflows. You can only delete custom workflows you have created.

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Well, as I said I am the "villiage idiot". Such an obvious answer. Thanks.

lol, like that name though ;)

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