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Getting res_id from context in a form view

on 2/24/16, 11:01 AM 1,569 views


I'm trying to open a specific employee form view from a hierarchical tree view. I started by using the same method as accounting "Chart of accounts" but without success.

Here is my code using another method found on the forum https://www.odoo.com/fr_FR/forum/aide-1/question/passing-active-id-to-action-window-in-openerp7-46706 :

<record model="ir.actions.act_window" id="action_employee_items">
    <field name="name">Employee Details</field>
    <field name="res_model">hr.employee</field>
    <field name="view_type">form</field>
    <field name="view_id" ref="view_hr_employee_form_inherited"/>
    <field name="view_mode">form</field>
    <field name="context">{'res_id': active_id}</field>

The form opens empty because he cannot get the active_id.

If i put <field name="res_id">INT</field> it works but without variable...

I think I'm missing something but I don't know what.

Thanks for your help guys

On 2/25/16, 4:08 AM

Hi Axel,

Thank you for your reply. I don't understand clearly what you meant. I need, on the tree view, to open the form view of the employee. If I create an action on the form view it won't be executed before right ?? How to trigger it?


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On 2/24/16, 1:32 PM

You cannot use variables in the action definition for xml, you need to change the action for the hierarchical tree view to use the view_hr_employee_form_inherited, could be creating an ir.actions.act_window.view for the form view and linked to the action

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Asked: 2/24/16, 11:01 AM
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