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Make fields invisible in some companies

on 12/16/15, 7:34 AM 635 views

I have a multicompany installation with 2 companies. Volvo and BMW for example. I would like to make a field invisible when a user is not a member of the Volvo company.

<field name="locatie_beheer_project_nummer" attrs="{'invisible': [('user.company_id.name','!=','Volvo')]}"/>

I get the following error message. 

Error: Unknown field user.company_id.name in domain [["user.company_id.name","!=","Volvo"]]

What is the correct way to do this?

Best regards,


On 12/18/15, 3:43 AM

Ok good to know you can escape the form context. 

When I do this I get the error

NameError: name 'user' is not defined

Already decided to do it with groups, seems to be the better way. Just add all Volvo users to the group. 

Ray Carnes
On 12/16/15, 7:35 PM

What you have written is instructing Odoo to look for a field on your form/tree view called user.

Write this:

<field name="locatie_beheer_project_nummer" attrs="{'invisible': [([user.company_id.name],"!=","Volvo")]}" />

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Asked: 12/16/15, 7:34 AM
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