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Export checkbox fields

Tor Asbjørn
on 3/3/14, 6:36 AM 2,070 views

Hi! When we export a list form tree-view that contains Checkbox fields it will post the value i Excel as True or False. Is it possible to make this as X(true) and blank(false)? Is it also possible to make an export option ready on the "more" menu, so that they wouldn't have to select "export all data" "excel" and the fields?

This is a export/report that will be run more than once a day, so it has to be easy to access.




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Bikaner, India

OpenERP Developer at SunARC Technology

On 3/3/14, 7:02 AM

1) Based on the requirement to override export_data method and make the changes in check box values.

def export_data(self, cr, uid, ids, fields, context=None):
    checkdataindex = None
    for index, fieldlabel in enumerate(fields):
        if fieldlabel == 'check_labelname':
            checkdataindex = index
    res = super(modelclass_name, self).export_data(cr, uid, ids, fields, context=context)         
    for index, val in enumerate(res['datas']):
        if checkdataindex is not None:           
            check_date = res['datas'][index][checkdataindex] 
            if check_data=='TRUE':
                res_check_data = 'X(true)'
                res_check_data = 'blank(false)'
            res['datas'][index][checkdataindex] = res_check_data   
    return res

2) In the Export options Select the Export field to right side and click the default options "Fields to export Save fields list" and Save as: File Name

After that Export Data easy to Access with File Name.

So, where exactly do i find this export_data method? Is it a file, in the database or in the web gui?

Provendo AS, Tor Asbjørn
on 3/3/14, 8:07 AM

export_data is ORM method. Just add the above code in py file that you have created table and column. or In another way to change the checkbox data if you using sql query using if else statement change the value of check box.

on 3/4/14, 12:50 AM

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