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What is the practical effect of adding a company in the field "Allowed Companies" in a user's settings?

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George Rodopoulos
on 7/19/14, 11:01 AM 859 views

I understand that:

  • If you enable the 'Manage multiple companies' option from Settings --> Configuration --> General Settings you can manage multiple companies from a single odoo database.
  • Then for every user (in Settings --> Users) you can choose the company that this user works for (through the "Company" field). Here you cannot choose a company which is not listed in "Allowed Companies" for that user. (As explained here )

 

What I don't understand is this:
I did some tests and I noticed that a user can view the Customers, Projects etc of a Company X if he works for that Company X or if his company is 'Parent Company' of the Company X. Changing the "Allowed Companies" field didn't have any other effect.

Is there any other usage of the option "Allowed Companies"?

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Walid Baruni
On 7/19/14, 1:40 PM

Adding "Allowed Companies" will allow the user to switch to that company from his Preference menu at the top right corner.

 

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Asked: 7/19/14, 11:01 AM
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