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How can I remove a field with an inheritated view?

Sascha Pfeiffer
on 11/15/14, 4:51 AM 826 views


I want to remove the "name" field (to display it later at another position) of account.invoice but my code seems to have no affect at all...


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
        <record id="blub_account_invoice_form" model="ir.ui.view">
            <field name="name">account.invoice.form.blub</field>
            <field name="model">account.invoice</field>
            <field name="type">form</field>
            <field name="inherit_id" ref="account.invoice_form" />
            <field name="arch" type="xml">
                <field name="name" position="replace">

Many thanks in advance!

Best regards



Hello Sascha,

I think, on the invoice screen there are more than one field with name "name" i.e name field of account.invoice, also name field of account.invoice.line in the tree view, so it becomes ambiguos for the system to identify exactly which field is to be replaced.

Try to search name field using xpath and then replace it.


Hope this helps !!


Thanks. ill try

Sascha Pfeiffer
on 11/15/14, 5:55 AM

expr="//page[@string='Other Info']/group/group/field[@name='name'] made the trick. Thank you very much!

Sascha Pfeiffer
on 11/15/14, 6:03 AM

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