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

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Show kanban cards in columns according to their state

This recipe shows you how to setup a kanban view where the user can drag and drop a record from one column to the other, thereby pushing the record in question into another state.

Getting ready

Now and in the rest of this chapter, we'll make use of the project module here as it defines models that lend themselves better to date and state based views than the ones defined in the base module. So before proceeding, add project to the dependencies list of your addon.

How to do it...

  1. Define a kanban view for tasks:
    <record id="kanban_tasks" model="ir.ui.view"> <field name="model">project.task</field> <field name="arch" type="xml"> <kanban default_group_by="stage_id"> <field name="stage_id" /> <field ...

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