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How to modify a report with a module?

Jairo Llopis
on 7/10/14, 5:54 AM 1,115 views

I'm adding a feature to quotations and sale orders to add related products.

I want those to appear in the PDF report. I know how to do so with OpenOffice, but how can I modify the report just by installing the module?

That way no extra configuration will be needed.



Ben Bernard

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Ben Bernard
On 7/17/14, 12:51 AM

I am using OpenERP 6.1. In this version I think you can not update report (sxw) by updating the related module (via --init or --update). If you have several database to update, this is what I will do :

  • save updated sxw file
  • use xmlrpc to object and call execute with model: ir.actions.report.xml and method: upload_method. This is the same method that is used by OpenERP Report Designer.

ref :

  • https://doc.odoo.com/6.1/developer/12_api/#xml-rpc-web-services
  • https://github.com/odoo/odoo/blob/master/addons/base_report_designer/base_report_designer.py#L45



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