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Best practice for major changes in reports

Kenneth Hansen
on 4/19/16, 5:44 AM 289 views


As part of customizing the reports in Odoo to match our current layout for invoices,I have to make some major structural changes to the default invoice report template.

As I understand I have to write an addon for Odoo and use xpath to replace the parts I want to change.

Since I have to move multiple parts of the report to a different positon, I figured the easiest way would be to just create an xpath expression that targeted the entire template and the copy the contents of the original invoice template and modify the contents from there.

Another solution would be to target the individual parts of the report and create blank replacements for the parts that require it, which I think gives a lot of code that would not make sense.

My question is now what the best practice is when I have to move multiple parts of the report to a different location?        

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Asked: 4/19/16, 5:44 AM
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