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How can I know the value of a menuitem id?

on 2/20/15, 6:32 AM 1,037 views

Hello, I have Odoo 8.

I am developing a report and I want to put it in a specific menu. So I have to know the id of that menuitem, and then set the "parent" of the menuitem what I am creating. How can I know the menuitem id of a specific menu item?


Mai Ecarde
On 2/20/15, 6:41 AM

Did you just want to hard code it?

If so the menu id should show in the extended address when you navigate to it. Look for "&menu_id="

I see a number in &menu_id, how can I traduce this number to a valid string id? And I want to know the id of a parent menu, which I can't click (For example: Purchase->Configuration)

on 2/20/15, 7:07 AM

You could probably temporarily modify the ir.ui.menu tree view to include ID and parent id? This should allow you to get the id from menu items in settings. As for the string id not sure what you are asking - are you talking about the full path / complete name?

Mai Ecarde
on 2/20/15, 7:29 AM

I am asking for the complete name, for example: id="menu_fleet_reporting"

on 2/20/15, 8:16 AM

Ok then. Well for complete name it has the label of full path in the model. This is visible on the menu item configuration form.

Mai Ecarde
on 2/20/15, 9:52 AM

Not sure if you will need to replace "\" and spaces with underscores?

Mai Ecarde
on 2/20/15, 9:53 AM

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