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How to customise a form layout?

Ognyan Ivanov
on 3/2/13, 1:58 PM 1,538 views


how can I change for instance the layout of a specific form, let's say the products' form. I would like to add some more fields, which are relevant to our company.

Your answer would be highly appreciated.



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Daniel Reis
On 3/2/13, 2:56 PM

You need to add the new fields to the model, and then to the form. The non-technical solution (without writing a module yourself) is:

  1. In Settings, go to Technical -> Database Structure, find the model to change and edit it, then add the fields extra you need.
  2. In Settings, go to Technical -> User Interface, find the form and edit it's Architecture text. Look for tags <field> to choose a place to insert your new fields. A field can be added to a form by inserting a line such as <field name="my_field_name"/> next to other field tags.

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