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How to update existing record with xml import

Roy Nurmi
on 11/2/15, 7:00 AM 1,515 views

I have extended existing model (product.uom) in a module, and I would like to initialize data to a new field in a xml import using external id to do that, but the import fails to bring data to the new field. No error is raised, just no data is loaded.

Is there some mechanism that "protects" records created in another module from being updated by another module, or should I be able to update existing records using normal xml import?

maybe original record has  noupdate="1" property on record tag?

on 11/2/15, 8:09 AM



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Tbilisi, Georgia
On 11/2/15, 10:53 AM

to update record from python code, a workaround may be to run python code at install/uninstall time as explained there 

then, as you'll have code that runs at install time, you can retrieve needed record using it's xml id (or external id as it often referred) in python code and update it's fields per your needs.

Roy Nurmi
On 11/2/15, 8:14 AM

Yes, it seems it has:

openerp> <data noupdate="1"> <!-- Resource: product.uom.categ -->.

Is there any way around this?

Yes, you can update record using python code

on 11/2/15, 10:34 AM

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