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Working with Odoo by Greg Moss

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Creating a work center

In our previous simplified manufacturing order, we specified the raw product required in a bill of materials and then turned that into a finished product. Now, we will expand this example to specify the human labor that goes into printing our Class of 2014 T-Shirt. In Odoo, we define the parameters in a work center.

For the purpose of our example, we will create a work center Printing that is responsible for taking the blank T-shirt and applying the design to create the final product. We begin by going to the manufacturing application and, under the configuration menu, choosing the Work Center option. Then, we click on Create to set up a new work center record:

In our example, we have named the work center Printing. In a full ...

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