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custom title of form view for custom module

on 9/16/14, 12:26 PM 1,217 views


I have created a new module and for some reason i am unable to change the form title as shown in the figure Screenshot.

Can anyone help me with this?

Sudhir Arya (SA)
On 9/16/14, 1:27 PM

Hello Zadeek,

It is quite simple. There is a rule in openerp that your each object should have one "name"  field. If not you should define any field as your name field in "_rec_name".


class mail_alias(osv.Model):
    _name = 'my.object'
    _rec_name = 'my_field'

_rec_name: Name of the field in which the name of every resource is stored. Default value: ‘name’. Note: by default, the name_get method simply returns the content of this field.

In short, you just have to either define "name" field or "_rec_name" in your object.

See _rec_name for more information.

thanks that helped but if i wanted a string like in salesorder so001 how can i acheive that..

on 9/17/14, 12:32 AM

Here is your answer to generate sequence: www.odoo.com/forum/help-1/question/how-to-implement-sequences-8830.

Sudhir Arya (SA)
on 9/17/14, 12:55 AM

Thanks that helped a lot.

on 9/17/14, 1:41 AM

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