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Hide a fields when part of a group

Mathieu Laflamme
on 2/9/16, 6:48 PM 1,974 views

There are many example of fields visible only when the user is part of a group like this line of code from mrp module.

<field name="product_uom" class="oe_inline" readonly="1" groups="product.group_uom"/>

How can we do the opposite?????? I want to hide a field when part of a group.

To be more specific, my module is adding an option to use pounds as UoM for weight for product. Odoo only handle KG and as much as I like the international system, we mainly use pounds here in Canada! So my module will hide the weight field and show weight_lb instead. The showing was easy, but hiding the first, not so much...


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Ankit H Gandhi(AHG)
On 2/10/16, 4:25 AM

Dear Mathieu,

Yes, You can do it.
First create your form view. Then inherit the view also specify the groups.
For example in sale order form view, i want to make the customer reference field invisible for group user.

<record id="view_order_form_cust_ref_readonly" model="ir.ui.view">
    <field name="name">sale.order.form.readonly.cust</field>
    <field name="model">sale.order</field>
    <field name="inherit_id" ref="sale.view_order_form"/>
    <field name="groups_id" eval="[(6, 0, [ref('base.group_user') ])]"/>
    <field name="arch" type="xml">
        <field name='client_order_ref'" position="attributes">
            <attribute name="invisible">1</attribute>

Hope above code help for you.

Best Regards,

Ankit H Gandhi.

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