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Doubt to export .rml file from .sxw file

on 3/11/13, 3:54 AM 4,540 views

i create a new report in openerp using openoffice.org 1. i design a report 2. try to export the file as .rml using the option(Export to rml) 3. it pop up a window, and i gave a name and choose a folder to save it. 4. but when i open the folder, i cant see the .rml file.

Please help me to find out the .rml file. Or is there any other way to export the file(from .sxw to .rml) Or how i should convert the file(.sxw->.rml)

Please help any one. Thanks in Advance.Awaiting your reply.


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Sudhir Arya
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On 4/11/13, 7:14 AM

You can convert your .sxw to .rml using base_report_designer module.

Try following steps:

Open terminal -> go to openerp_sxw2rml folder like this:

cd addons/base_report_designer/openerp_sxw2rml

Then run this command: python openerp_sxw2rml.py absolute path of sxw > absolute path of rml

Like this:

python openerp_sxw2rml.py /home/arya/my_module/report/my_report.sxw > /home/arya/my_module/report/my_report.rml

This will convert sxw file into rml and you can find your file at given path of rml.

Thank you.

On 3/11/13, 7:37 AM

May be you have given some other path and looking somewhere else first be sure ...if problem still remain then tell

i check the whole system,but i cant found out the exported .rml file. When i export rml file of an existing one i got file in tmp folder. But when i create a new report and export the rml file, i cant get it from any folder. tried to save in different folder,but yet issue is occurring. Will u please help me to guide creating a new custom module with report feature. I know to create a custom module. but dont know to link it with its report.(i'm using ubuntu11.04) Thanks in Advance...

on 3/11/13, 8:29 AM

Have you push back it to server before going to create a .rml file

on 3/11/13, 10:14 AM

Yes i send first it to server. Then export the rml file. Its very urgent for me to know. I'm stuck with this last two days. First i connect server credentials. Then open a new report. add wanted fields in a module. then send it to server. next try to export the rml file. after exporting i couldnt get the file anywhere in the s/m... Please help me. Thanks in advance

on 3/11/13, 1:23 PM

http://forum.openerp.com/forum/topic15102.html see this if its helps ....n sry for my late reply :(

on 3/12/13, 3:33 PM

Its ok... thanks for your reply... But i didnt install reportlab and libxml. And how to install these two in windows.

on 3/13/13, 5:01 AM

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