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how to remove a department

on 3/11/16, 6:25 PM 1,871 views

Hi, I am carlo and I have just joined this forum. Hello to everyone !

After the first trembling steps, I stumbled on the Employee module, trying to remove pre-defined Department.

How can I cancel them? I am working on Odoo 9.0, community edition. Thanks!



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Baiju KS
On 3/12/16, 3:37 AM

Hi Carlo,

If you don't want get department data at time of installation you can remove that part form demo date file.

For removing Department data either you have to comment or delete following part ( from file:- hr->hr_demo.xml )


      <record id="dep_management" model="hr.department">
          <field name="name">Management</field>
      <record id="dep_rd" model="hr.department">
          <field name="name">Research &amp; Development</field>
      <record id="dep_ps" model="hr.department"
          <field name="name">Professional Services</field>

Hope this helps.

On 3/12/16, 1:17 PM

SOLVED. Thank you, Baiju, for your kind reply. I worked on your suggestion but I tried to solve the problem without editing internal file, in order to keep the web interface for new settings. I finally found a trick: on the "Employee" menu, I select the "Department" sub-menu from the left bar. As I get the table with several deparments, I click on the "More" selection menu in the department I want to cancel. From "setting" we have a new page where editing on the deparment is possible. Just select "discard" and, magically, you have the "action" button, where "delete" is eligible to remove the object. It seems to work.

Thanks again, Carlo

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