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Qweb HTML report template inheritance

on 7/8/14, 10:04 AM 21,323 views


I would like to inherit (or extends) the html_container template for a specific report, in order to add a CSS stylesheet.

Is it possible?

I tried with t-jquery, t-extend, ... but it does not seem to work.


I myself made a new report in Qweb format but am also very curious on how the CSS can be applied to the report. Especially given a custom CSS.

21south, Ludo - 21South
on 7/10/14, 10:40 AM

Hi Ludo, have you found a wa

Houssine BAKKALI
on 9/3/14, 6:53 AM

Hi Ludo, have you found a way to do it so far?

Houssine BAKKALI
on 9/3/14, 6:54 AM

No, unfortunately I haven't found a way yet.

21south, Ludo - 21South
on 9/3/14, 7:17 AM

ok thanks, we style looking for a way to insert our own css but apart replace the whole things in the header, it doesn't take any extra .css file declaration... bug or limitation? we don't know yet

Houssine BAKKALI
on 9/3/14, 7:20 AM

the solution of jay vora from SerpentCS seems to be a solution to what appears to be a bug https://github.com/odoo/odoo/issues/1105

Houssine BAKKALI
on 9/3/14, 8:44 AM
Artur Bertram
On 8/7/14, 6:17 AM

In v8 you need to do it with xpath. An example for the header:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
        <template id="report_header_custom" inherit_id="report.external_layout_header">
            <xpath expr="//div[@class='header']" position="replace">
                <div class ="header">
                    Your Code

The id needs to be unique, or otherwise it will override an existing one.

The inherit_id is the modul name and the id of the report, which you want to extend or change.

The rest ist just standard odoo xpath.

I hope it helps.

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