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Set default value in object of many2one field

Jagdish Panchal
on 12/18/13, 6:52 AM 8,508 views

Hello all,

I have created many2one field for category in my object. Based on my object value, I want to set default value for 'type' field of Category.

Can anybody help me how to do it?





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Bikaner, India

OpenERP Developer at SunARC Technology

On 12/18/13, 7:14 AM

Define default Method Code

def _get_default_category(self, cr, uid, context=None):
        res = self.pool.get('model.category').search(cr, uid, [('name','=',categroy_name)], context=context)
        return return res and res[0] or False

_defaults = {

This is not what I want exactly, Your method will give category_id by default based on function. But I want to set type of model.category based on active object(e.g. test.test).

Jagdish Panchal
on 12/18/13, 7:32 AM

so you can try on_change function based on the change object(test.test) field value model.category value set in the on change method

on 12/18/13, 7:36 AM

on change method will be called while I enter some value in some field. If I directly create record, and then create category from test.test default type should come. Is it possible to do ? For example: Create product, then create Contract from product form, by default employee should come as Administrator.

Jagdish Panchal
on 12/18/13, 7:40 AM

Thanks Prakash, great example!

on 4/10/15, 2:27 AM

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