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How to add a field from fields_view_get?

Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc
on 6/27/14, 1:29 AM 2,881 views

I need to add a field with the help of fields_view_get ORM method.

For example: I have to add field Test after field Summary.  How should I add the field directly at py.

        eview = etree.fromstring(res['arch'])
        summary = eview.xpath("field[@name='summary']")
        if len(summary):
            summary = summary[0]
            summary.addnext(etree.Element('field', {'name': 'test', 'nolabel': '1'}))

        res['arch'] = etree.tostring(eview)

If I don't have a field named "test" defined in XML, this code shows the following client error

OpenERP Client error

Error: Field 'test' specified in view could not be found.

I know how to add the field directly in XML, so provide me help with regards to fields_view_get only.


Tarek Mohamed Ibrahim

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I am an old VFP developer on ERP

I have moved to 2p since Nov-2014 and started developing with Python on Odoo.



Tarek Mohamed Ibrahim
On 5/20/15, 3:59 PM

Hi  Atchuthan

As I don't have 'summary' field I used instead 'product_id' field

I added it again with a new title

In your code you should've added the two slashes, "//" before the field[@name='product_id']"

I ran it and it is ok

            eview = etree.fromstring(res['arch'])
            summary = eview.xpath("//field[@name='product_id']")
            if len(summary):
                summary = summary[0]
                summary.addnext(etree.Element('field', {'name': 'product_id', 
                                                        'string':'title of new field',
            res['arch'] = etree.tostring(eview)                

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Asked: 6/27/14, 1:29 AM
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Last updated: 7/10/15, 4:05 AM