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Edit the HTML reports templates

on 5/20/14, 9:31 AM 26,913 views

I folowed the steps given by Fabrice Henrion in this question (https://www.odoo.com/forum/Help-1/question/Is-there-any-way-to-preview-WebKit-report-layout-while-coding-maybe-WYSIWYG-Editor-52307#answer-52417) and i am now able to edit the texts in the HTML report.

However, i would like to know how to edit the layout and add functions fields, for instance the amount_to_text function to the invoice/order.

So if somebody knows how to do that, it would be great.

Michel Cornelis
On 10/11/14, 9:57 AM


This has been really helpful so far, thanks.

However, I miss a step : how can I bring a given qweb report into the html editor ? For example, I "print" an invoice, I get the popup of my invoice with the edit button and the customize button. When I click on Edit, I can bring changes in the text, but I don't see the fields by their names. If I click on Customize/HTML editor, I get the HTML editor with a dropdown menu in which I can only find a structure that looks like the one of my company website, not the qweb report of the invoice ?

Sorry for being dumb, but I'm new with Odoo (Odoo 8 online, by the way).

Can someone help ?



joachim grubelnik
On 6/3/14, 2:29 AM

i edit the qweb report directly with the customize option from the top menü which seems to work nice :-), but i saw a concatenated report in case of sale.report_saleorder which calls the sale.report_saleorder_document. in the cutsomize menü i can choose the container/editor/style and sale.report_saleorder but i cannot change to sale.report_saleorder_document report .... 

so i tried to figure out how it will work, and checked the address http://01135-master-74600a.runbot.odoo.com/report/html/sale.report_saleorder/40#advanced-view-editor?view=1841

i tried to change the view ID to the one of sale.report_saleorder_document report and the name of the report in the link like this


but then i get an out of list in index error, so i think i did not fully understand the reporting editing , 

i understoud that i can edit (blue Button) the report on the left side but i think this is not how you want people to do it....

how can i edit the related content with this editor, or do i have to edit just externaly and paste it back in the qweb report views  ? Or is this way of Editing just not finished yet?



From the top menu Customize, you can use the HTML editor. You can edit the QWeb template directly.

In case of an invoice, I experience the same behaviour descirbed by Joachim grubelnik on V8rc1. A quick triage would be helpful: expected behaviour(if so why?)/mistake/unfinished/wontfix

David Arnold
on 7/30/14, 11:10 PM
On 5/21/14, 5:58 AM

Thank you Fabien for your answer, When i go to the Customize -> HTML Editor i can find where to put functions, now, do i have to add the attributes to the class in the .py file like it is done for the RML ?

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Asked: 5/20/14, 9:31 AM
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