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How to know if the current user is in a certain group

Luis Miguel Valenzuela
on 5/11/15, 7:27 PM 5,015 views

I'm building a custom module in which I inherited res.partner. I want certain functionalities of my inherit res.partner  to be available for certain user group, how in partner.py, might I find to which groups the current user is part of ?

I've tried to use a field with a Many2one ('res.groups', domain = ('user', 'in', ??????)) but don't know how to use in this domain the current user.

Thanks in advance


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On 5/12/15, 1:07 AM

If you need to control the method based on the group, then you can try this

flag = self.pool.get('res.users').has_group(cr, uid, 'base.group_sale_manager') 

If user has this group access then flag is TRUE else FALSE

uid --> User ID that needs to be checked
base.group_sale_manager --> XML id of the group that needs to be checked
On 9/18/15, 3:04 PM

I think you need something like : You have created one many2one field for Groups. In which, you want to list number of groups only that assign with current login user. Right? If yes, then I can suggest one way to you

First, you need to make one function field like group_ids in your current model. Then you have to set all groups of current login user in that field. Then you can use that field in domain.

Here is the example for function field (.py file)

def _get_user_groups(self,cr,uid,ids,fields,arg,context={}):

    res = dict.fromkeys(ids,[])

    user = self.pool.get('res.users').browse(cr,uid,uid)

    for partner in self.browse(cr,uid,ids):

        user_group_ids = map(int,user.groups_id)

        res[partner.id] = user_group_ids

    return res





def _get_default_user_groups(self,cr,uid,context={}):

    user = self.pool.get('res.users').browse(cr,uid,uid)

    user_group_ids = map(int,user.groups_id)

    return user_group_ids




You must use _defaults because function field value set after record is save. So, at a time to create new record, if you don't use _defaults for group_ids field, there will not any group is set in this field.


In xml file you need to add field like :

<field name="group_ids" invisible="1" />

<field name="group_id" string="Group" domain="[('id','in',group_ids[0][2])]">

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Asked: 5/11/15, 7:27 PM
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