How can I have OpenERP trigger an action (Like starting a wizard or opening a view), from within a function (For example a button on a form view)?
You can return a dictionary containing keys corresponding to an
- 'type': "ir.actions.act_window"
- 'res_model': the model for which you want to open a view (can be a TransientModel for a wizard)
- 'view_type': "form"
- 'view_mode': "form"
- 'target': use "new" to open a new windo
- 'context': the context of your function
You will find numerous examples of this in the various official addons. Look for the string "ir.action.act_window" in Python source files.
there is a typo in the example, action -> actions :