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Fill automatically some fields when customer enter a new record

on 4/12/16, 5:03 AM 541 views

Hi everyone,

I have a new table with differents fields.

Inside the Customer View ( Sale), OpenERP users can create a new record.

However, I would like to fill automatically the two first fields:

- One is the name of the customer

- The other one is the date

Is it possible to do it? If yes, how?

Many thanks for your help,



Prakash Sharma

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Prakash Sharma
On 4/18/16, 3:00 AM

You can set the default value of field in ODOO just traverse this path :

In side Setting-> Technical  ->Actions-

  1. User-defined Defaults


Bhavik Bagadiya
On 4/18/16, 2:19 AM

Hello Selverine

use defaults in field declaration like

def _selectCustomer(self):

     Customer_id = Customer id you want to set default

     return Customer_id

order_date = fields.Datetime('Order Date', default=fields.datetime.now())

customer_id = fields.Many2one('res.partner', 'Customer', default=_selectCustomer) 

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Asked: 4/12/16, 5:03 AM
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