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Total Number of Pages in a Qweb Report

on 7/21/16, 6:21 AM 1,426 views

I would like to control the Page numbers being displayed in the footer of the report.

Standard Paging concept allows to print the page numbers in this fashion "Page 1 / 1" or "Page 1 / 2" etc.

I have no problem with the above one. However if the total number of Page in the report itself is 1, then I would prefer not to print any page number. In other words I wish to print page number only if the pages are more than One.

So is there any value, that  I could find out total number of pages, I understand that Odoo uses a class called "topage" defined in the <span>, which prints the total number of page number, but am unlikely to extract data from it to utilise for my need.


Shawn Varghese

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Shawn Varghese
On 7/23/16, 11:37 AM

You could override report.minimal_layout to introduce a new class which blocks / hides when the total pages are greater than 1.

<template id="report.minimal_layout">

<t t-raw="'&lt;base href=%s&gt;' % base_url"/>

&lt;!DOCTYPE html&gt;

<html style="height: 0;">


<link href="/report/static/src/css/reset.min.css" rel="stylesheet"/>

<link href="/web/static/lib/bootstrap/css/bootstrap.css" rel="stylesheet"/>

<link href="/website/static/src/css/website.css" rel="stylesheet"/>

<link href="/web/static/lib/fontawesome/css/font-awesome.css" rel="stylesheet"/>

<style type='text/css'><t t-raw="css"/></style>

<t t-if="subst is True">


function subst() {

var vars = {};

var x = document.location.search.substring(1).split('&amp;');

for (var i in x) {

var z = x[i].split('=', 2);

vars[z[0]] = unescape(z[1]);


var x=['frompage', 'topage', 'page', 'webpage', 'section', 'subsection', 'subsubsection'];

for (var i in x) {

var y = document.getElementsByClassName(x[i]);

for (var j=0; j&lt;y.length; ++j)

y[j].textContent = vars[x[i]];


var operations = {

'single-page': function (elt)


elt.style.display = (vars.topage >1) ? "block" : "none";



for (var klass in operations)


var y = document.getElementsByClassName(klass);

for (var j=0; j&lt;y.length; ++j)







<body class="container" onload="subst()">

<t t-raw="body"/>




Then, you can override the external_layout_footer as well:

<ul class="list-inline single-page">


<li><span class="page"/></li>


<li><span class="topage"/></li>


Now, since we included the single-page class, that class will only be shown if the topage value is greater than 1.

Let me know if you need more help on this.

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Asked: 7/21/16, 6:21 AM
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Last updated: 7/23/16, 3:06 PM