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How to use domain to filter user based on department?

Johny Levy
on 10/21/15, 2:15 AM 1,613 views

Hi everyone,

Consider the following situation: 

User1 and User2 in Department A

User3 and User4 in Department B

I'm using Odoo v8, I set the domain in user_id field to filter the only users in selected department will display.

<field name=department_id"/>

<field name="user_id" domain="[('department_id','=',department_id)]"/>

The problem now is when the department_id field is not selected, there is no users to select in user_id field.

How should I set the domain so that when I choose department, user_id field will display users in that department only and when I not choose any department, user_id field will display all users.



Akhil P Sivan

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Akhil P Sivan
On 10/21/15, 2:56 AM


I hope you are working with v8. One option is to make the user_id, a compute field that depends on department_id. So when department_id is empty, the user_id shows all users and onchange department_id, the user_id shows only the users in that department. Since onchange() is default in compute fields on new api.

I able to make it work using onchange method. Thanks a lot Akhil

Johny Levy
on 10/21/15, 5:05 AM

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