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How to use two different models in the same ir.ui.view view?

Pascal Tremblay
on 1/3/16, 7:15 PM 1,354 views

Hello all,

I don't understand something about view inheritance. I need (again and again) your help.

When we click on Sales->Products->Products (form view) :

This view product.product_template_form_view is called and declared with model product.template. I understand this.

<record id="product.product_template_form_view" model="ir.ui.view">

<field name="name">product.template.common.form</field>

<field name="model">product.template</field>

<field name="mode">primary</field>

<field name="arch" type="xml">

<form string="Product">    




When we click on Sales->Sales->Products variants (form view) :

This view product.product_normal_form_view is called and declared with model product.product. It inherits the above view

product.product_template_form_view. I don't understand this! These two views don't have the same model...

<record id="product.product_normal_form_view" model="ir.ui.view">

<field name="name">product.product.form</field>

<field name="model">product.product</field>

<field name="mode">primary</field>

<field eval="7" name="priority"/>

<field name="inherit_id" ref="product.product_template_form_view"/>

<field name="arch" type="xml">

<form position="attributes">

<attribute name="string">Product Variant ZZZ</attribute>





I would really need example, documentation about this concept.

How can a view inherit an other view from an other model?

I thought that a view that inherits an other view must have the SAME MODEL... No???

Update #1 (january 4th)

Old post : https://bugs.launchpad.net/openobject-server/+bug/702337


I searched the id product_template_form_view in OpenERP 7 and found it being used only with product.template, so there is no problem there.

In Odoo 8 all places referred to product.template, except in the 'product' module. I can guess that there is no problem in this change if we took in consideration that the 'product.product' inherits from 'product.template'

Pascal, after I posted my reply I noticed the old post link you added. This link suggests the feature you are discussing in this post. I think they changed this in Odoo 8 to be allowed.

Tarek Mohamed Ibrahim
on 1/4/16, 6:57 PM

It would be nice to have some examples of those changes in Odoo 8 on the web... I would want to read it somewhere... Not you? I don't find any example of this concept. No proof.

Pascal Tremblay
on 1/4/16, 7:44 PM

oh! I forgot... Thanks for your answer mister.

Pascal Tremblay
on 1/4/16, 7:45 PM

<field name="mode">primary</field> use?

on 7/11/16, 1:14 AM

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