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Best way to customize OpenERP?

Assim Al-Marhuby
on 9/7/13, 4:57 PM 2,248 views

I've been checking around but haven't found my answer.

1) What is the best way to customize OpenERP? Is it by editing files directly or by editing from the Web UI?

2) What happens if the module gets an upgrade? Will I lose my modifications?

3) If I want to add a field, do I have to add it to DB and Model, or to one of them?

4) What is the best way to translate modules?



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On 9/7/13, 5:18 PM


it's all done by Inheritance : Object Inheritance - _inh

1-never touch the code openerp : no editing files directly , no editing from the Web UI. the best way is a create your custom module.

2-if you create a custom module inherit from others modules , you do not lose your modifications if any module gets an upgrade.

3- if you want to add a field you can add this in a custom module no DB (ORM OpenERP do this)

4 - must be used i18n.

you can start with this article : How i can create module openerp 7 ?

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