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How to change the default number of lines in listview?

on 3/12/13, 1:19 PM 4,845 views

There are a lot of listviews in OpenERP. They work very good and nice. I often use listviews for sales/addresbook/contacts and for products.

The number of lines can be choosen:

  • 24 lines
  • 80 lines
  • 100 lines
  • 200 lines
  • 500 lines
  • unlimited lines

The default value is always: 24.

I would like to have an other default value.

Is it possible to set the default value in the configuration parameters, if so how? E.g. on a system basis, on a per screen basis or is it possible to keep the default value of the last typed in value?


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Ray Carnes
On 3/12/13, 7:43 PM

The default limit for a list view is set on the corresponding Window Action.


Window Actions are managed via:

Settings -> Customization -> Low Level Objects -> Actions -> Window Actions

Because things like Products can be viewed from many different places ...

Sales -> Products -> Products

Sales -> Products -> Products by Category (and then select a Category)

Purchases -> Products -> Products

Warehouse -> Products -> Products

POS Backend -> Products -> Products

Tools -> Configuration -> Lunch -> Products

... if you search for 'product.product' in the Object field, you will see 6 Window Actions named 'Products'.

So it is better to search for the Menu item, via:

Settings -> Customization -> User Interface -> Menu Items

... and then open the Action from there.

When you do, you will see the default value in the Limit field - and you can change this value from 80 to anything you want:

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Change the limit field in the window action definition:

action add <field name="limit">your_default_limit</field>

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