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Can we display Columns dynamically in any table? In XML file?

Zura Tsiklauri
on 8/27/14, 4:24 AM 2,757 views

 I need to hide/unhide columns in a table base on some conditions. For example after a dialog window, in which user selects which columns to diplay, the table is opend with a selected columns. Is that Technically possible in OpenERP?


René Schuster

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René Schuster
On 8/27/14, 4:48 AM

As alternative to John Does answer, you can try to use invisible attribute.

In the column selection view add a context that contains a boolean variable for each (un)selected field. In the tree view add all columns and set the invisible attribute according to the context.


<field name="column1" invisible="context.get('column1_invisible',True)"/>
<field name="column2" invisible="context.get('column2_invisible',True)"/>
. . .






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Jakarta, Indonesia
On 8/27/14, 4:34 AM

Yes, it is possible but not through XML file.  You can dynamically create any view by inheriting fields_view_get method of the ORM.  A good example is actually how account.move.line's view is dynamically generated based on a user configurable set-up (view_id of the related account.journal) in OpenERP 6.x.  It has been deprecated in 7.0 but the concept of generating view dynamically does not change that much.

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