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How to set a default value to a new field to existing records?

Anabela Damas
on 7/29/13, 3:24 PM 1,923 views


I created a new module that add a new field "user_last_change_state" to the object "account.invouce", and I've done some code with this field.

I needed that older records to have this field equal to 1 (admin id ).

Someone knows how to set the new data field with a default value to existent records?


Oscar Cascante F
On 7/29/13, 7:55 PM

The simplest form is to do it from a sql script in postgresql. If you have linux, you could do it using pgadmin3 software. The script will be like this: UPDATE [file] SET [field] = 'value' WHERE [condition] ;

I did that... but it this the best way ?

Versão Integral, Anabela Damas
on 7/30/13, 7:45 AM

I my experience yes.... but maybe there's something better.

Oscar Cascante F
on 7/30/13, 11:48 AM

Hope that someone knows a better way =)

Versão Integral, Anabela Damas
on 7/30/13, 11:52 AM

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