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How can I customize a form of Odoo v9.0 from the code source?

Marjori Martinez
on 5/24/16, 10:17 AM 727 views

I know that we can do changes in the GUI - Odoo page, but I talked with other consultants and they said to me that the better way to do changes is when you do in source code. In odoo v8, I was doing that with some techniques, but now this doesn't work.

Which directories should be changed and in which file can I save changes? Anyone can help me? 

In Odoo v8, I did changes on the GUI but when we restarted the service of Odoo all the changes disappeared. For that reason I was trying to do the changes in source code of Odoo v9, because I don't want to lose all the new fields that I'm going to create.

Do you know which is the file or script in that I can make changes for to only restart one part of Odoo? Or which file can I put the sentence UPGRADE to make changes more consisten?

Marjori Martinez
on 5/24/16, 3:40 PM
Edser Solis
On 5/24/16, 11:37 AM

That is not actually the best thing to do unless you want to have to do it all over again each time you update your odoo installation. 

I recommend you to do a module for all these modifications, and you won't have any issues when updating or migrating. 

Also if you change something in the GUI it reflects in the source code. The main advantage of using the GUI is that it will give you some constraints and guidelines so you don't mess up the system by writing wrong syntaxes and modifying things you shouldn't. 

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