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Why a global name of a model is not defined?

Juan Formoso
on 7/1/14, 7:18 AM 2,655 views

I am trying to inherit from the module account.balance.reporting to add some extras. My custom module has this structure:

|__ wizard
|   |__ __init__.py
|   |__ wizard_print.py
|__ __init__.py
|__ __openerp__.py
|__ account_balance_reporting.py

Can someone explain me why I get this error?

File ".../account_balance_reporting_xls/wizard/wizard_print.py", line 30, in xls_export 'model': account.balance.reporting, NameError: global name 'account' is not defined

This is the code of my custom file wizard_print.py, the error is in the first line of the definition of the dictionary data:

from osv import fields, osv
import pooler
from openerp.osv import orm

class print_wizard(osv.osv_memory):
    _inherit = 'account.balance.reporting.print.wizard'

    def xls_export(self, cr, uid, ids, context=None):
        wiz_form = self.browse(cr, uid, ids)[0]
        data = {
            'model': account.balance.reporting,
            'report_id': wiz_form.report_id,
            'report_xml_id': wiz_form.report_xml_id,
        return {
            'type': 'ir.actions.report.xml',
            'report_name': 'reporting.xls',
            'datas': data


The issue is with 'model': account.balance.reporting, where you need to write the model in string format (Quoted).

Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.
on 7/1/14, 11:39 AM



| 5 4 7
Bikaner, India

OpenERP Developer at SunARC Technology

On 7/1/14, 7:32 AM

Define return type model 'account.balance.reporting' in quotes

  wiz_form = self.browse(cr, uid, ids)[0]
        data = {
            'model': 'account.balance.reporting',
            'report_id': wiz_form.report_id,
            'report_xml_id': wiz_form.report_xml_id,

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Asked: 7/1/14, 7:18 AM
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