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How to call Javacript function from Python?

Shawn Varghese
on 3/23/15, 5:13 AM 2,463 views

Is there any way to call a javascript function from python or any workaround to achieve a similar result?

I basically want to call a certain javascript function when a scheduler runs.

On 3/23/15, 5:32 AM

you have to use the RPC:


Use 'this', single quotes and the done function and it should work:

this._model = ...;

var x = this._model.call('my_method',[]).done(function(results){



You can use get_func from JS to call py function :

new instance.web.Model("<model>").get_func("<py function>")(<args>)

This is a sample code from module.PosWidget (point_of_sales/static/src/js/widget.js) :

new instance.web.Model("ir.model.data").get_func("search_read")([['name', '=', 'action_pos_session_opening']], ['res_id'])

Shawn Varghese
On 3/23/15, 6:07 AM

Thanks Vasanth, but could you please explain a little more:

  1. A scheduler calls a python function "my_function"

  2. "my_function" is defined similar to:

def my_function(self,cr,uid,ids,context=None):

call some javascript function()

return True

Is this possible?

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