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How to make vertical separator or empty space between the fields in form view ?

Ahmed elbarbary
on 4/6/15, 5:05 AM 6,712 views

i want to make a separator between the fields in the form view because i have many fields in the form view and i need to separate between them to make it easy to check fields.

i am using OpenERP v7

Samuel Chamberland
On 9/8/16, 2:44 PM


I also stumbled into a similar problem. Manually inserting a non-breaking space ( ) between the fields did not work - even when using its Unicode value.

I ended up using an 'invisible comma' (⁣).

eg. <field name="some field"/>&#x2063;<field name="some other field"/>

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Cyril Gaspard (GEM)
On 4/6/15, 5:55 AM


you can insert directly characters between 2 fields which will be displayed in form view ;

<field name="module_file" colspan="4"/> |  <field name="force"/>


Ahmed elbarbary
On 4/14/15, 5:03 AM

Really i was asking for a line seperator between two fields because i have two sets of field and i want to make a line space betwwen the two fields : i do that by adding new field called space :

in .py file :

'space': fields.char(' ', readonly=True)

in .xml file :

<field name="space"/> 

the result is empty line space.

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