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Odoo Development Cookbook by Daniel Reis, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn

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Chapter 8. Backend Views

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Adding a menu item and window action
  • Having an action open a specific view
  • Adding content and widgets to a form view
  • Adding buttons to forms
  • Passing parameters to forms and actions: Context
  • Defining filters on record lists: Domain
  • List views
  • Search views
  • Changing existing views: View inheritance
  • Document-style forms
  • Dynamic form elements using attrs
  • Embedded views
  • Kanban views
  • Show kanban cards in columns according to their state
  • Calendar and gantt views
  • Graph and pivot views
  • QWeb reports

Throughout this chapter, we will assume that you have a database with the base addon installed and an empty Odoo addon module where you add XML code from the recipes to a data file referenced in the ...

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