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How to create Excel report in odoo9 ?

Jignesh Mehta
on 4/14/16, 3:20 AM 4,931 views


I have create one wizard and take a field binary file for store file name.

While opening wizard, the file name appears from default_get method.

My Code is shown below:-

class wiz_print_excel(models.TransientModel):

    _name = 'wiz.print.excel'


    def default_get(self, fields):

        rec = super(wiz_print_excel, self).default_get(fields)

        rec['name'] = 'Presentation.xls'

        rec['file'] = 'file'

    return rec

    file = fields.Binary('File')

    name = fields.Char(string='File Name', size=32)


    def print_excel_report(self):

        workbook = xlwt.Workbook()

        worksheet = workbook.add_sheet('Sheet 1')

        worksheet.write_merge(0, 0, 2, 8, 'Lucent Jewels Inc', GREEN_TABLE_HEADER)


Click on Print button of wizard, File saved this location. But when i click on download, errors was occurred.

It gives different error front end as well as back end.

Front End Error:-

SyntaxError: JSON.parse: unexpected character at line 1 column 1 of the JSON data

Back End Error :-

File "/usr/share/pyshared/werkzeug/serving.py", line 159, in run_wsgi


File "/usr/share/pyshared/werkzeug/serving.py", line 146, in execute

application_iter = app(environ, start_response)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/service/server.py", line 245, in app

return self.app(e, s)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/service/wsgi_server.py", line 184, in application

return application_unproxied(environ, start_response)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/service/wsgi_server.py", line 170, in application_unproxied

result = handler(environ, start_response)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1422, in __call__

return self.dispatch(environ, start_response)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1396, in __call__

return self.app(environ, start_wrapped)

File "/usr/share/pyshared/werkzeug/wsgi.py", line 411, in __call__

return self.app(environ, start_response)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1586, in dispatch

result = ir_http._dispatch()

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/addons/web_editor/models/ir_http.py", line 16, in _dispatch

return super(ir_http, self)._dispatch()

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/addons/base/ir/ir_http.py", line 186, in _dispatch

return self._handle_exception(e)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/addons/base/ir/ir_http.py", line 157, in _handle_exception

return request._handle_exception(exception)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 743, in _handle_exception

return super(HttpRequest, self)._handle_exception(exception)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/addons/base/ir/ir_http.py", line 182, in _dispatch

result = request.dispatch()

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 774, in dispatch

r = self._call_function(**self.params)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 316, in _call_function

return checked_call(self.db, *args, **kwargs)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/service/model.py", line 118, in wrapper

return f(dbname, *args, **kwargs)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 309, in checked_call

result = self.endpoint(*a, **kw)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 893, in __call__

return self.method(*args, **kw)

File "/home/jigneshm/workspace/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 471, in response_wrap

response = f(*args, **kw)

File "/home/jigneshm/key_concept_jc/web/controllers/main.py", line 1049, in content_common

response.set_cookie('fileToken', token)

AttributeError: 'NotFound' object has no attribute 'set_cookie'

Hope you understand my question.

Thanks in advance.

Jose Vasquez
On 4/14/16, 10:42 AM


I spent a bit of code that I use, I worked for odoo9

import xlwt

from xlsxwriter.workbook import Workbook

from cStringIO import StringIO

import base64

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

    filename= 'detalle_cobranzas.xls'

    workbook= xlwt.Workbook(encoding="UTF-8")

    worksheet= workbook.add_sheet('Detalle de cobranzas')

    style = xlwt.easyxf('font:height 400, bold True, name Arial; align: horiz center, vert center;borders: top medium,right medium,bottom medium,left medium')

    worksheet.write_merge(0,1,0,7,'REPORT IN EXCEL',style)

    fp = StringIO()


    export_id = self.pool.get('excel.extended').create(cr, uid, {'excel_file': base64.encodestring(fp.getvalue()), 'file_name': filename}, context=context)



        'view_mode': 'form',

'res_id': export_id,

'res_model': 'excel.extended',

'view_type': 'form',

'type': 'ir.actions.act_window',

'context': context,

'target': 'new',


class inventory_excel_extended(models.Model):

_name= "excel.extended"

excel_file = fields.Binary('Dowload report Excel')

file_name = fields.Char('Excel File', size=64)

in xml

        <!-- Add button in your xml form -->
        <button name="print_excel_report" string="Print Excel"/>
        <!-- xml excel -->
        <record id="view_excel_form_extended" model="ir.ui.view">
<field name="name">excel.extended.form</field>
<field name="model">excel.extended</field>
<field name="arch" type="xml">
<form string="Excel Report file">
<field name="excel_file" readonly="1" filename="file_name"/>
<field name="file_name" invisible="1"/>
<record id="action_excel_form" model="ir.actions.act_window">
<field name="name">Reportes Excel</field>
<field name="view_id" ref="view_excel_form_extended"/>
<field name="view_type">form</field>
<field name="view_mode">form</field>
<field name="res_model">excel.extended</field>
<field name="target">new</field>

I hope you helps, Greetings.

Thank you so much Jose.

Jignesh Mehta
on 4/15/16, 12:14 AM

How to add image in the xls report. It gives me error :- Exception: String longer than 32767 characters

Jignesh Mehta
on 4/15/16, 1:08 AM

Hi Jignesh, This could serve you. http://xlsxwriter.readthedocs.org/en/latest/page_setup.html

Jose Vasquez
on 4/15/16, 9:12 AM
Anh Vu
On 4/14/16, 5:41 AM


I prefer to use report_xls -> https://github.com/OCA/reporting-engine


Any user manual to use it??

Odoo Honduras
on 4/14/16, 8:11 PM

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