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Ray Carnes United States

--Ray Carnes--
| 10 7 11
Greater Los Angeles, United States
--Ray Carnes--

Business Analyst

OpenERP 6.1, 7.0; Odoo 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0 and 12.0.

Completed Odoo Functional and Technical Training.

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  • CRM/Sales

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  • Efficiency Consulting

  • User Needs and GAP Analysis;

  • Functional and Technical Design;

  • Prototyping and Proof of Concepts;

  • Requirements Specifications;

  • Agile Implementation;

  • Data Migration;

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  • Training and Knowledge Transfer;

  • Go Live Support;

  • Helpdesk;

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I have over 20 years of experience empowering and enabling users with enterprise information systems that make a real and measurable difference in their ability to proactively manage their businesses and organizations. 

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Ray Carnes United States
5/17/13, 12:20 AM


FIRST METHOD (one group)

  1. Activate Developers Mode (Click your login in the top right corner of the screen, select About Openerp, then click Activate the Developer Mode)
  2. From the Debug menu, select View Log. The XML ID is the 'technical name'.

Example for Sales / Manager Group:

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SECOND METHOD (all groups)

  1. Export the groups - all you need to export is the NAME field, but the APPLICATION field also helps because NAME isn't unique.
  2. The ID field contains the same information

Example (without APPLICATION field):

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Ray Carnes United States
5/17/13, 12:22 AM

Also - records you enter via the UI will not have an XML ID until you export them, so the first method won't work until after you export via the second method. If it sounds confusing - this is one of the biggest things you need to understand to successfully import and export data!

erdem Turkey
7/10/13, 5:30 AM

Thanks, it works...


Borni DHIFI Tunisia

--Borni DHIFI--
| 7 9 11
Tunis, Tunisia
--Borni DHIFI--

Techno Functional Consultant Odoo(OpenERP) 


Skype : dhifi.borni

Borni DHIFI Tunisia
3/21/13, 7:05 AM

in field user technical name:

<field groups="technical name" name="standard_price"/> .

the technical group names are used in code xml for modules .you can not change.

to see :/my_module/security/module_security.xml

for example in module base : /base/security/base_security.xml

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