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How to display filters at the top of tree view

Jean-Michel Awad
on 4/22/13, 3:16 PM 3,960 views

Hello all,

In the account.move.line tree view, we see 2 filters directly displayed at the top of the tree view b: Period and Journal.

How can we achieve this ? I can't find a way to do that, what is the right way ?

Thanks for your help.



Ray Carnes
On 4/22/13, 5:04 PM

Take a look at the Action that is attached to the Menu Item. (If you access this from the Edit Action option in the Debug menu (Developer Mode) it is easier to find.)

It defaults to type tree_account_move_line_quickadd

Then, you find account_move_line_quickadd.xml exists in \addons\account\static\src\xml\

<t t-name="AccountMoveLineQuickAdd">
    <div class="oe_account_quickadd ui-toolbar" style="margin-bottom:0px;">
        <div class="oe_form_dropdown_section">
            <h4>Period :</h4> 
            <select class="oe_account_select_period">

        <div class="oe_form_dropdown_section">
            <h4>Journal :</h4> 
            <select class="oe_account_select_journal" >

On 4/22/13, 5:04 PM

I am not sure if this is what you want, but you can select a default search filter adding context to your action (probably defined in the <something>_view.xml):

<field name="context">{"search_default_<Name_of_the_Filter>":1}</field>

Where <name_of_the_filter> is the name of the wanted filter (also, probably defined in the<something>_view.xml)

<filter string="<Showable_string>" ... name="<Name_of_the_Filter>" ... />

Hope this helps you!

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