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Pass context from server (back-end) to form (front-end)

Anton Chepurov
on 2/13/14, 9:12 AM 1,330 views

Question about dynamic views.

Inside a form view I have a tree view of a one2many field. In this tree view I'd like to hide/show the entire column (not just individual cells) depending on the contents of the parent form view.

AFAIK, the only way to hide the entire column is to use context:

<field name='my_column' invisible="not context.get('showMyColumn',False)">

My question is: How to pass context from server (back-end) to form (front-end)?

I know how to do the opposite (pass context from form to server). And I know how to pass context from button's action function to form:

return {'type': 'ir.actions.act_window', ..., 'context': ctx_updated}

But how to update form's context from the write() method of the form view's object or from it's on_change method of the object's field my column listens to?

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Asked: 2/13/14, 9:12 AM
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