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Too many values to unpack?

Uppili Arivukkannu
on 6/23/16, 10:08 AM 1,149 views

I have create a new module which has more number of fields I called this in python as a column

from openerp.osv import fields, osv

class autobuy_fields(osv.osv):

_name = "autobuy.fields"

_description = "autobuy fields"

_columns = {

'name': fields.char('Source'),



'year':fields.selection([('2012'), ('2013'), ('2014')]),

'make':fields.selection([('Jeep'), ('SUV'), ('TUV')]),

'model':fields.selection([('Model1'), ('Model2'), ('Mopdel3')]),


'mileage':fields.float('Purchased Mileage'),

'boffer':fields.float('AutoBuy Offer'),

'coffer':fields.float('Customer Offer'),

'soffer':fields.float('Second AutoBuy Offer'),

'amount':fields.float('Purchase Amount'),

'price':fields.float('Asking Price'),

'aoffer':fields.float('AutoTrader Offer'),

'sroffer':fields.float('SR Buyer Offer'),

'samount':fields.float('Sold Amount'),

'fname':fields.char('First Name'),

'lname':fields.char('Last Name'),

'cname':fields.char('Co-Owner Name'),





'cphone':fields.integer('Cell Phone'),

'hphone':fields.integer('Home Phone'),


'pdate':fields.date('Purchase Date'),

'udate':fields.date('Pickup Date'),

'stock':fields.char('Stock No'),


It shows error as "too many columns to unpack" If I give only 8 fields it does not shows error If I give more than 8 values it shows the error.

How can I solve this or it only take 8 fields?

the error is not number of fields but the definition of selection field.

on 6/23/16, 5:47 PM



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Delhi, India

Nothing to say .... :)

On 6/23/16, 5:44 PM

The error is because of the wrong definition of selection field. It is supposed to be a list of tuples. 

try changing your selection field definition like below

'year':fields.selection([('2012','2012'), ('2013','2013), ('2014','2014')], string='Year'),
'make':fields.selection([('j','Jeep'), ('s','SUV'), ('t','TUV')], string='Make'),
'model':fields.selection([('1','Model1'), ('2','Model2'), ('3','Mopdel3')], string='Model'), 

for more info on selection field follow theDoc

Thanks for your replay

Uppili Arivukkannu
on 6/24/16, 1:18 AM

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Asked: 6/23/16, 10:08 AM
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