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How to check field to be mandatory on create and write?

on 5/18/13, 7:48 AM 2,556 views

I have defined my 2 new fields first_name and last_name for a person-partner. Also when I say that the partner is a company then only name field is mandatory and other two are not.The problem comes when I set all 3 fields to mandatory by setting required=True which is not possible.So the solution is I need to check these at the create and write. How to go about it?

On 5/18/13, 8:12 AM


you must define the method create in your custom module and make tests in this function.

def create(self, cr, uid, vals, context=None):
       if context is None:
       if  not vals.get('is_company') : 
            if not vals.get('first_name') :
                raise osv.except_osv(('Error first_name'), 
                                     (' first_name required  ') )

            if not vals.get('last_name') :
                raise osv.except_osv(('Error last_name'), 
                                     (' last_name required  ') )
      return super(res_partner,self).create(cr, uid, vals, context=context)

and same in methods write and copy.


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