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When doing csv imports, how to force a column mapping to an id of an OpenERP element?
I know it can be done manually using the menus by opening the mapping menu and selecting "OpenERP element / BD Id" instead of "OpenERP element" (which tends to map itself to the name of that entity and not the id).
How can this be automated?
Although you have solved your problem, allow me to provide a different solution. You can specify XML ID as a replacement of that field. The column into which this value need to be imported is field/id (e.g. parent_id/id). To obtain the XML ID, first perform export first for that particular model and make sure that you exported the id field.
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