As a newbe I'm trying to import records from our 3rd party system into Odoo. We use our IDs as our main reference for records for example a customer within the company woukd be refered to as file number (1245) as well as by name, the same applys to a product e.g. id (20152) rather than its code or description. I note Odoo offers the facility to 'map' external ids using ir.model.data during the csv import which I understand and have done successfully. However we would need to show these external IDs when displaying the customer / product records whilst maintaining the ir.model.data mapping so we can update records in future.
The question is what would be the best method of achieving the above:
1) To write a custom module to get the value via ir.model.data and expose it to the form (assuming there is not a simpler method of retrieving the external ID and displaying it) ?
2) To create a custom field and populate this with the external ID (effectively duplicating the data) and add it to the form. This seems simpler but somehow not the cleanest?
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