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How do I import product definitions from CSV: What are the fields? What are the field names? Where is the documentation for importing in general?

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barry.schwartz@pacificquest.org
on 8/5/16, 5:52 PM 161 views

Hi,

have inventory information in spreadsheets that I would like to import into odoo inventory (latest version on web) and I have no idea what fields I need in each record, what they are named, which ones are manditory, etc..

Also, isn't there any documentation on this and importing other object types too?

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I was able to reverse engineer by exporting the 4 fields I had, changing the ids and names and re-importing.  But, I'm hoping there's a doc somewhere with better information than that.

Did you fully read and understand the Import FAQ located below the file field at the bottom of any Import screen in Odoo?

As you mention, exporting first is one way of getting information regarding field names.

Importing is complicated not only because all fields are not of the same type but also because the moment you need to import objects that are associated with each other, you need to import those associations. Data import is always one of the most complicated and time consuming parts of a project, no matter the application. Odoo has some improvements on Import in v9-saas11 and on.

Fabrice Henrion (fhe)
on 8/5/16, 10:15 PM

There has got to be a documented schema for the table(s) which have product information. I start looking at openERP source repositories.

barry.schwartz@pacificquest.org
on 8/8/16, 2:37 PM

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