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What is the difference between type="object " and type="action ",type="workflow" in a button definition

on 3/3/15, 4:45 AM 4,313 views

<button name="set_open" string="Re-open project" type="object">

<button name="set_open" string="Re-open project" type="action">



Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc

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Atchuthan - Technical Consultant, Sodexis Inc
On 3/3/15, 5:01 AM

According to the type used at the button, the name varies.

For type="object", you need to define a method available at python and add it as name
def set_open(self,..)

For type="action", you need to specify which action you need to trigger,  It may be any action (window action, server action, etc..)
E.g. https://github.com/odoo/odoo/blob/8.0/addons/sale/sale_view.xml#L87-L88

For type="workflow", this triggers the worklfow transition whose signal is equal to name

Thanks Atchutan....

on 3/3/15, 5:03 AM

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