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Is there an easy way to display help in form view?

Luis Filipe Castanheira
on 5/8/14, 1:33 PM 1,046 views

Hi! I am developing an OpenERP (7.0) module and not all processes are trivial, thus I was wondering if there is an easy way to add some help to users on a view defined in XML. Something like:

<field name="help">Insert here instruction on what user can do (and how should he do it) in a given view. E.G. "If you wan't to ask user to give more details on this subject, click the edit button on top, then check the "I need more info" checkbox, and fill the field with the requested info"</field>

And it would show a message as a tooltip or a popup that user could hide.

I am currently displaying help using a div and plain HTML, but I guess it would be nicer if there was another way to display help messages...

Is there a way to do this? If not, is it just me that finds this would be an excellent feature? Thanks in advance!

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Asked: 5/8/14, 1:33 PM
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