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Make Read only field based on current user groups (self.user.has_group not working)

Prihadi Ramadhany
on 10/3/16, 1:42 AM 1,903 views

Hi community,

In my form (Odoo v9c) , I need several fields to be Read only based on the user group that currently login.  So, I create a function field to hold a boolean value if the current user is a member of base.group_sale_manager or not.

'is_manager' : fields.boolean(compute="_check_user_group")  

and the function is below

def _check_user_group(self):

    is_manager = False

    if self.user.has_group('base.group_sale_manager'):

        is_manager = True

and on XML I use:

     attrs="{'readonly':[('is_manager', '=', False)]}"

 (and I tried also attrs="{'readonly':[('is_manager', '==', False)]}" and attrs="{'readonly':[('is_manager', '=', 'False')]}" and attrs="{'readonly':[('is_manager', '==', 'False')]}")

Apparently is_manager always have False value (so the field always in read only mode) regardless user is in group of base.group_sale_manager or not.

Do I missed anything here?  Any help will be appreciated.

Thank you community :D


Bejaoui Souheil

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Bejaoui Souheil
On 10/3/16, 3:35 AM


First, you have to return the result on the model field:

def _check_user_group(self):
    self.is_manager = self.user.has_group('base.group_sale_manager')

And for attrs use this

attrs="{'readonly':[('is_manager', '=', False)]}"

Best regards

Hi Bejaoui,

Thank you for the reply, I modified the code accordingly , unfortunately the result still the same.... is_manager.self is always returned False. I double check the users group and they are good (one as salesman and one as sale manager).

I wonder what I missed here.... :(

Prihadi Ramadhany
on 10/3/16, 10:25 AM
Prihadi Ramadhany
On 11/3/16, 1:15 AM


In order to work, I need to give default value for is_manager (boolean field) , I set the default as False and its work well :D

Thank you Community :D

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Asked: 10/3/16, 1:42 AM
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