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change string, placeholder, text with view inheritance

Carlos Rodriguez
on 4/10/15, 5:18 PM 3,736 views

I'm trying to customize the res.partner view in Odoo 8, what I want Is to be able to change the placeholder or the string of some fields that are shown on the form through attributes, but no luck so far.

I have this code:

<xpath expr="//field[@name='mobile']" position="attributes">

<attribute name="attrs">{'placeholder':"Cellphone Numer", 'required':True}</attribute>


The required works just fine and the field appears in blue, but no placeholder text.


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Anil R. Kesariya
On 4/11/15, 6:56 AM

Carlos Rodriguez,

Here you go!

    <xpath expr="//field[@name='mobile']" position="attributes">

        <attribute name="placeholder">Cellphone Number</attribute>

        <attribute name="required">True</attribute>


For updating each attribute information you have to define attribute tag.



Carlos Rodriguez
On 4/13/15, 10:04 AM

Anil Kesariya, thank you very much I managed to find out how to do it

<xpath expr="//field[@name='fax']" position="attributes">

      <attribute name="attrs">{'required':True, 'invisible':False}</attribute>

      <attribute name="string">Fax Number</attribute>

      <attribute name="placeholder">Please introduce fax number</attribute>


Works like a charm.



Thats great.

Anil R. Kesariya
on 4/14/15, 10:32 PM

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