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What is the difference between t-esc and t-raw ?

Karthik Arumugam
on 10/14/15, 5:49 AM 2,242 views

Hi, Anybody please explain me the difference between t-esc and t-raw in odoo qweb reporting



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On 10/14/15, 5:58 AM

Hi Karthik,

The difference is in HTML (code) parsing or not. When you use t-esc it will literally print out the value from the field you want to print. When you use t-raw in combination with an HTML field for example it will keep the content in HTML. If you would do a t-esc on an HTML field it will print your HTML code without interpreting it to actual code.

For example you have a field with:

<p>My code</p>

If you would use t-raw it will be handled as HTML and so your <p> element won't be shown because it is converted. When you would do the same with t-esc it would literally print <p>My code</p> on your report.


The documentation that explains this is at:



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