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How to emulate radio button using checkboxes in OpenERP7?

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Yulybaseball
on 8/26/14, 4:58 PM 1,659 views

Hi there:

I want to show two options in a form (OpenERP7). User can only select one of the options. I know OpenERP7 doesn't have radio buttons, so I thought I could try using checkboxes (boolean fields). The idea was define an onchange method for a checkbox (i.e. for the boolean field), and in that event I wanted to return the value for the other checkbox (boolean field). I was debugging the onchange event: it never was hit!!

So, how to unmark one checkbox when the other was marked?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Hi Yuly!

In order to emulate radio buttons, an easy way would be to use "attrs" with"readonly" attributes to force select only one of the 2 options.

You can add to your model 2 boolean fields representing the 2 exclusive options then create an inherited form view as follows:

                            <field name="x_option1" attrs="{'readonly': [('x_option2','=', True)]}"/>
                            <field name="x_option2" attrs="{'readonly': [('x_option1','=', True)]}"/>

Now when you try to select an option in the form view, the other one is made readonly and vice-versa.

Hope it helps.

Regards

Hi buddy. First, thanks for your solution. It is not exactly what I was looking for, but I like it. I wanted to uncheck the checkbox, not hide it. Thanks for your replay.

Yulybaseball
on 8/27/14, 12:26 PM

Please try this instead then:

Patrick Kasongo Lukusa (klp)
on 8/27/14, 7:53 PM
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Carlos
On 12/10/15, 6:48 PM

In Odoo 9:

i need create a field like check boxes:

what is your favorite color?  ☐ Blue  ☐Pink  ☐Yellow <--The user only can choice one favorite color, if the user select  ☐Blue then the  ☐Pink or  ☐Yellow field can not be selected, if the user select  ☐Pink, then  ☐Blue or  ☐Yellow can not be selected....

any idea how to create this type of field and function...

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