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Searchable field in res.partner (field name="comments")

Dr Obx
on 7/13/15, 10:13 AM 552 views


I would like to change some parameters for <field name="comments"/> in res.partner.

How can i do it using custom module ?

On 7/13/15, 10:26 AM

class yourclassname(models.Model)
_inherit = 'res.partner'
comments = field.Char(requited = True) # for example, I think its a Char, you have to look in original code

So you suggest I should overwrite field in res.partner with py?

Dr Obx
on 7/13/15, 10:37 AM

In my oppinion its the easier way

on 7/13/15, 11:23 AM


You can change attributes by 2 ways,

1. From py.

Just inherit that model and rewrite field definition again and add other attributes. 

comments = field.Char(help="test11234...") 

2. From view. 

Inherit the view and change attribute by following way. ( Just an example, I added my view to show you how to add new attribute by view inheritance. Please see bold + italic lines. I have added domain attribute )

<record id="view_task_inherit_add_project_ids_domain_form" model="ir.ui.view">

<field name="name">Task Inherit Form view</field>

<field name="model">project.task</field>

<field name="inherit_id" ref="project.view_task_form2"/>

<field name="arch" type="xml">

<xpath expr="//field[@name='user_id']" position="attributes">

<attribute name="domain">"[('project_ids','in',project_id)]"</attribute>




<!-- ******************************* -->

Hope this helps,

That's what i thought, I can either change py or I can do it in xml which is easier. Maybe not better but ....

Dr Obx
on 7/13/15, 11:18 AM

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