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How google_base_account works? [Closed]

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Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
on 4/9/13, 9:36 AM 2,147 views

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Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
on 05/19/2014 07:54:30

I installed google_base_account module. I saw only two fields are there, Username & Password in `res.user`. But I don't know how this module works. Module description says that The module adds google user in res user.

But question is how?

Thank you.

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Martin
On 4/9/13, 10:37 AM

From what I have been able to determine it serves no purpose on it's own. It is a base module in an object-oriented programming (OOP) sense of a abstract base class; offers functionality to derived classes but can't be used on its own.

If you now install the module google_docs, it will have access to the user credentials you supply to the base module.

Once you have installed it, then ...

  • Go to Setting -> Users -> Users -> 'Your user' -> Synchronization page: Enter your login and password for google (e.g.: sudhir@gmail.com and 2hard4u2guess)
  • Go to Google Docs Configuration -> Model configuration -> Create.
    • Provide a model type (e.g.: Sales Lead/Opp)
    • Provide the key of the document or spreadsheet you want to add, putting document: or spreadsheet: in front of it
  • Go to a Lead/Opportunity and attach the Google Doc.
  • Check your Doc library in Google and you will see that the original has been duplicated and given a new name.

Module description says that The module adds google user in res user. What do you think about that? Does it really do this?

Sudhir Arya (ERP Harbor Consulting Services)
on 4/9/13, 10:40 AM

Yes, I have been able to use an XMLRPC call to change those two attributes of res.user. I suspect you would be able to export a user and have those values exported too. (Which might be a security hole. Heh! Heh!)

Martin
on 4/9/13, 10:49 AM

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