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Re: New Module

Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd., Jay Vora
- 04/23/2015 07:19:09

You've put the fields on display(view). If you have a need to do any calc on the fields, you will have to have a trigger(onchange, button call, automated call) so that the fields on display will do some calculation.

The methods are a way to manage the server side computation of the fields.

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On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:42 PM, Lakshay Rambaccus <> wrote:
Unfortunately, I am new to Odoo. I don't know about any methods or function fields. Can you please elaborate ? Thanks

On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 7:58 AM, Jay Vora (SerpentCS) <> wrote:

You may use function fields to calculate them, you may use button call and that method will read self.fieldname.

Do you know methods?

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-------- Original Message --------
From:Lakshay Rambaccus <>
Sent:Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:47:30 +0530
To:Community <>
Subject:New Module

Hello all,
I have successfully created a new module in Odoo 8.
I have also been able to set up a few fields which are accompanied by their respective textfields. I want to know how i can retrieve values from these newly created textfields so that i can use them in python functions (For example: calculate bonus)

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