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Which database am I working in?

Gilles Lehoux
on 3/10/13, 1:14 PM 2,332 views

At the login, you can choose which database to go in to. You could have two copies of a database. One for testing, one for production. Once logged in, how can you tell which database you're in? Is it displayed somewhere in the interface?

On 3/10/13, 1:34 PM

There are two ways:

1.You will find your database name beside your user name after activate the debug mode

2.Go to web/addons/web/static/src/js/chrome.js commet this line

    topbar_name = _.str.sprintf("%s (%s)", topbar_name, instance.session.db);

You will keep the database name without the debug mode.

any way to active it without the debug mode? like modifiying a line of code somewhere in web module?

on 3/12/13, 2:00 AM

@Felipe yes. you can modify the js script.

on 3/12/13, 2:51 AM
Ethan Furman
On 3/11/13, 9:12 PM

What I have done to get around this problem is to create two bookmarks (or favorites if you're stuck with IE), each one with the database embedded in the URL:

http: //my.openerp.server/?db=Production#


http: //my.openerp.server/?db=Testing#

That way a quick glance at the address bar tells me which database I am in.

(My apologies for the broken urls -- apparently I don't have enough karma to post links. sigh)

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