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how to retrieve current logged user name in odoo v8?

Demirel yakito
on 1/19/15, 8:52 AM 4,717 views

iam logged in some user like johnsmith. so here how to print current logged user name. how it's done in odoo v8?


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On 1/19/15, 9:24 AM

Try the following:


On 1/19/15, 8:57 AM

current user is nothing but uid in python code Eg

def buttton_click(cr,uid,ids,context=None):


print rec.login

but browse pass only the list of id's. i dnt know current user id. In this case how i retrieve?

Demirel yakito
on 1/19/15, 8:59 AM

that uid is the id we should pass.. just try it u will get to know..

on 1/19/15, 9:01 AM


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On 1/19/15, 9:16 AM

This little function will get you the username you're logged in with: 

def _get_user_name(self, cr, uid, *args):
        user_obj = self.pool.get('res.users')
        user_value = user_obj.browse(cr, uid, uid)
        return user_value.login or False

And you can then call it from Python code and do with it whatever you want. For example to print it in a field as default value:

defaults = {
     'username_print': _get_user_name,

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Asked: 1/19/15, 8:52 AM
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