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How to make a sortable many2many list view ?

HIGHCO - Nicolas Clavier
on 5/11/16, 11:35 AM 1,621 views

This has worked before (OE6.1), clicking on a list view header used to sort the table data by that column. 

How does one set a many2many widget to be sortable again (in v8) ?

Thanks for your time.

On 5/12/16, 7:16 AM

Hello Nicolas ,i don't know how to sort many2many field i'm working to solve that ,but have you used 

the _order in your class to chose with which field your records will be sorted 

class YourClass(models.Model):

_name = 'your.class'

_order = 'date_release desc, name'

name = fields.Char('Title', required=True)

date_release = fields.Date('Release Date')

 this will sort the records first by default from newer to older and then by title

Hi, thanks for your input, but this consists in static sorting. The question is about dynamically sorting a m2m list within a form.

HIGHCO - Nicolas Clavier
on 5/12/16, 9:21 AM
On 5/11/16, 12:01 PM

Hi Nicolas,

in my Odoo V8 installation this works. I tested in the products > List view > Click on the header Name it will sort me the results.

Where do you experience this problem ?


Hello, I built a form view with a many2many field, no particular widget in the view (default), points to res.partner, and no sorting ! I tried othe widgets (one2many / one2many_list, ...) to no avail.

HIGHCO - Nicolas Clavier
on 5/11/16, 1:15 PM

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