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view inherit from res.partner appears all one page with no styling or formatting

matt gathu
on 9/8/13, 8:26 PM 1,684 views

I want to create a new object type that inherits from res.partner and have the same formatting in the form view but my inherited view appears all on one page with no notebooks or pages.

in my county.py :

class county_citizen(osv.osv):
_name = 'county.citizen'
_description = 'County Citizen'
_inherit = 'res.partner'
_columns = {
  'citizen_id' : fields.char('Identification No',size=15,required=True,help="The National ID of the Citizen"),
  'citizen_passport_id': fields.char('Passport No',size=64),
  'citizen_otherid': fields.char('Other Id', size=64),
  'citizen_gender' : fields.selection([('male','Male'),('female','Female')], 'Gender',required=True),
  'citizen_photo': fields.binary('Photo',help="Upload a Citizen's Passport Image"),
  'citizen_work': fields.char('Occupation',size=32,required=True),
  'citizen_notes': fields.text('Notes',help="Comments of citizen's role,work or duty in the county.")
def _get_photo(self,cr,uid,context=None):
  photo_path = addons.get_module_resource('county','images','photo.png')
  return open(photo_path,'rb').read().encode('base64')
_defaults = {
  'citizen_photo': _get_photo
sql_constraints = [('id_unique','unique (citizen_id)','The citizen identification is unique')]
#end of class


and in my county_view.xml :

 <record id="view_citizen_form" model="ir.ui.view">
        <field name="name">Citizens</field>
        <field name="model">county.citizen</field>
        <field name="inherit_id" ref="base.view_partner_form"/>
        <field name="arch" type="xml">
                <notebook position="inside">
                    <page string="County Citizen">
                    <group colspan="2" col="1">
                        <field name="citizen_photo" widget='image' width="100" height="100" nolabel="1"/>
                    <page string="Personal Information">
                        <group col="2" colspan="2" >
                            <separator colspan="2" string="Social IDs"/>
                            <field name="citizen_id"/>
                            <field name="citizen_passport_id"/>
                            <field name="citizen_otherid"/>
                        <group col="2" colspan="2">
                            <separator colspan="2" string="Gender"/>
                            <field name="citizen_gender"/>
                        <group col="2" colspan="2">
                            <separator colspan="2" string="Job Information"/>
                            <field name="citizen_work"/>
                    <page string="Petitions">
                        <group col="2" colspan="2">

                    <page string="Permits"></page>
                    <page string="Complaints"></page>
                    <page string="Notes" groups="">
                        <field colspan="4" nolabel="1" name="citizen_notes"/>

Kindly Help it is Urgent. Thanks


Grover Menacho

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Grover Menacho
On 9/8/13, 9:44 PM

If you are inheriting a model and creating a new model with it you can't inherit the XML view too, if you want to add fields to res.partner this is valid but when you are creating a new model with it you have to create your own view. If you want it copy all the XML code from res.partner and add your fields there.

it is not necessary to give a name to the inherited model, please remove that line of code and see that changes

Abhishek H Menon
on 9/9/13, 10:08 AM

thank you guys

matt gathu
on 9/10/13, 4:04 AM

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