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Hide Button according to the current date

on 9/25/13, 2:13 PM 2,561 views

Hi, I'm trying to become invisible a button when the current date is not the same as the date of a field, I mean I need to show the button only when the current date will be the same as the date of a field.

I'm trying to use to do this in the xml the context_today () but I could not do it, my syntax for hidden button is:

attrs = "{'invisible': [('f_inicio', '!=', ((context_today ()). strftime ('%% Y-%% m-%% d')))]}"

The error message I get is "NameError: name 'context_today' is not defined".

I tried also with the following code:

attrs = "{'invisible': [('f_inicio', '!=', __import__ ('time'). strftime ('%% Y-%% m-%% d'))]}"

With the latter does not give me errors but does not do what is required, hide the button when the f_inicio not equal to the current date.

If I can lend a hand is the greatly appreciate,

Note: The "f_inicio" is of type "datetime" and the button I want to hide this placing in the section "header" of the view.


Andreas Brueckl

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Andreas Brueckl
On 9/26/13, 5:46 AM

It seems that the tag attrs does not allow python code (at least it is not used in any of the addons). You can do it this way:

  • Create a hidden function field today of type date, which returns the current date
  • Then use the following code attrs = "{'invisible': [('f_inicio','!=','today')]}"

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