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How to change menu and action names in python

on 2/12/15, 9:16 AM 2,236 views

Can someone please tell me, how to change menu and action names from a custom module

Kind Regards,


Thanks for your answer atchuthan. I have tried that before, but unfortunately the changes are not getting reflected on odoo

on 2/12/15, 9:43 AM

Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc

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Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc
On 2/12/15, 9:39 AM

For MENU, we use object="ir.ui.menu"
<record id="MODULENAME.external_id" model="ir.ui.menu">
        <field name="name">CHANGE NAME HERE</field>

For WINDOW ACTION, we use object="ir.actions.act_window"
<record id="MODULENAME.external_id" model="ir.actions.act_window">
        <field name="name">CHANGE NAME HERE</field>

This can be applied for all the models and you can set the field value with
<field name="FIELD AVAILABLE @ model">CHANGE VALUE</field>

did you add your view.xml file in __openerp__.py? If your view is not loaded, then menu or action won't be changed automatically

Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc
on 2/12/15, 9:46 AM



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Pondicherry, India
On 2/12/15, 9:49 AM

for action:

        <record id="sale.action_sale_order_make_invoice" model="ir.actions.act_window">
            <field name="name">Modified Name</field

for menu:

<menuitem parent=”base.menu_sales” name=”Leads”
id=”crm.menu_crm_case_categ0_act_leads” action=”crm.crm_case_category_act_leads_all” sequence=”1″ />

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