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What is Vals and how to use it ?

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PradaOverflow
on 5/11/16, 3:57 PM 306 views

Hello ,

Can you explain the vals i know it a dictionnary ,but i don't know how & wich case to use it

Thanks

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ibra
On 5/12/16, 11:42 AM

Hi, 

check this link : 

https://www.odoo.com/fr_FR/forum/aide-1/question/what-does-vals-mean-and-how-to-use-it-in-the-case-of-overriding-the-create-write-methods-101434

I think it's what you're looking for. 

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nikesh
On 5/12/16, 12:12 AM

Hi PradaOverflow,

We can see the "vals" in Odoo in methods write, create. It is nothing but a dictionary  that contains the values of the corresponding record. In create method, it contain all the values of the record we are going to create. The write method is called when we make changes in records. So the "vals" dictionary may contain only those values that we made changes. 
Note: We can use any variable instead of "vals" as arguments of create and write methods when overriding those methods. It is the only condition it must be in its position and a dictionary.

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