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How to xPath with Tree attribute like change color ?

on 10/7/14, 6:54 AM 5,649 views

Via inherits I want to change customer tree view color based on condition.


How to do this ?

mahmoud Abdel Latif
On 11/5/17, 6:20 AM
<xpath expr="//tree[1]" position="attributes">
<attribute name="create">false</attribute>

I had a similar scenario for Sales order.  I hope it helps you.

        <record id="sale_view_order_tree_inherit1" model="ir.ui.view">
            <field name="name">sale.view.order.tree.inherit1</field>
            <field name="model">sale.order</field>
            <field name="type">tree</field>
            <field name="inherit_id" ref="sale.view_order_tree"/>
            <field name="arch" type="xml">
                <xpath expr="//tree[@string='Sales Orders']" position="attributes">
                    <attribute name="colors">grey:state=='cancel';orange:state in ('waiting_date','manual');red:state in ('invoice_except','shipping_except')</attribute>

On 10/7/14, 8:24 AM

First need to add new field in tree view and then add xpath to change color.

<record model="ir.ui.view" id="edi_tree_partners_extra">
                <field name="name">res.partner.extend.edi</field>
                <field name="model">res.partner</field>
                <field name="inherit_id" ref="base.view_partner_tree"/>
                <field name="arch" type="xml">
                        <xpath expr="//field[@name='display_name']" position="after">
                            <field name="blocked"/>
                        <xpath expr="//tree[@string='Contacts']" position="attributes">
                            <attribute name="colors">red:blocked==True;</attribute>



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Asked: 10/7/14, 6:54 AM
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