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How to find the id of a menuitem?

Uppili Arivukkannu
on 6/22/16, 8:52 AM 2,884 views

I want set the menuitem under Reporting menu.

I have created a new module. The module contains the graph view.

This graph view must be show under Reporting menu>>Accounting>>My graph view.

But I can not able to find the id of reporting menu and Accounting which is under reporting menu.

How can I find the ID of the menu item?

There is some confusion between qweb report and the reporting menu which shows graph. Since both name is report when I search the id for the reporting menu the result of the google is about the qweb report.

Give me some suggestions to find the id of the menuitem so that I can place my new graph view accordingly



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Grover Menacho
On 6/22/16, 11:53 AM

The last answer is wrong. You have to go to Settings>Technical>User Interface> Menu Items.

Search there.

Select the record with left checkbox on list view. When you find it of course.

Press Action > Export

Select any column

And on exported file you are going to get the external_id

Kevin Peterson
On 6/18/18, 12:53 AM

If you are searching for the external_id of a menuitem, Goto Technical-->User Interface-->menuitems. Search for the name of the menu. When you find it in the form view, click on the bug icon of the debugging, and select the View Metadata option. Here you can clearly find the field XML ID. That's it.

For example to see the external id of the sale/reporting/sale.

Juan Vicente Pascual
On 6/22/16, 11:44 AM

Go to 'menu items' in Settings > Technical > User interface

search for the menu you want to know id,

in form view, in the url you can see #id=xxx

That's the id of the menu item.

Kind regards.

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