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Widgets in Odoo

Functional

Odoo has many widgets available in the user interface to perform different functionalities such as Status bar, Checkboxes, Radio button, etc. which makes the operations in Odoo simpler and run with ease.

In this blog, I will be explaining about different default widgets in Odoo, its purpose, and its implementation syntax.

You can also have read our Odoo 13 new widgets blog

1. Ribbon Widget

2. Calculator Widget


Many2many Checkboxes

This field displays a list of checkboxes. Usually used to display one or more related items as depicted in the following image

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Use the code widget=’many2many_checkboxes’, to get the many2many checkbox effect.

Statusbar

Used to display the status of a process which is running, completed or triggered. Furthermore, we can use the code widget=’statusbar’ to obtain the Status Bar effect.

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Percentpie

The widget is used to display a progress chart of the process which can be obtained by using the code widget=’percentpie’. Moreover, this widget is applicable for both integer and float fields where the float value will be converted into an integer value.

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Guage

Guage is a widget available which is similar to ‘Percentpie’ which can be obtained by using the code widget=’guage’. However, in the case of gauge widget, you have to add another field, for the maximum value which can be set by configuring the following option in the XML code.

<fieldname="entry_progress"widget="gauge"style="width:120px;height:90px;cursor:pointer;"     
options="{'max_field':'maximum_rate'}">            
 EntryProgress
</field>

Here ‘maximum_rate’ described is an integer field.

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Progressbar or Progress

The progress bar widget displays the progress of a process. Moreover we can Use the code widget=’progressbar’ to get the effect.

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Many2many Tags

Similar to the many2many checkbox the many2many tags operates however, it displays multiple items as tags as depicted in the below image. Furthermore we can use the code widget=’many2many_tags’ to get the effect.

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Handle

The handle widget is used to drag the line up and down. In addition, this widget is mainly applicable to the tree view and can be used by assigning the code widget=’handle’ to get the effect.

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Many2many Binary

Many2many binary fields will provide you with an option to upload a file and view the preview of it. Moreover, the widget is available only for the binary fields which can be obtained by Using the code widget=’many2many_binary’

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Many2many Kanban

We can use the code widget=’many2many_kanban’ to get the many2many kanban effect. Additionally, we can set ‘many2many’ fields as a kanban view by using ‘many2many_kanban’ widget.

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Mail Followers & Mail Thread

We can track every model using the ‘mail_followers’ widget. Moreover we can use the code widget=’mail_folowers’ to get the effect.

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Selection

The selection widget displays a list of items. In addition, the effect can be attained by using the code widget=’selection’  and It is applicable only for ‘many2one’ field

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Radio

The radio widget can be used to attain a button effect. Moreover we can use the code widget=’radio’ to get the radio button effect.

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Float Time

The flot time widget can be attained by using the code widget=’float_time’. Furthermore, to have the widget in operation you have to define the field type as ‘float’.

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Image

The image widget available is used for binary field operations and can be obtained by using the code widget=’image’

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Email

If we set the widget as ‘email’ for a character field the character will be displayed as an email link. Additionally when the user clicks on the data field it will redirect them to compose mail form. Moreover, we can use the code widget=’email’ to get the effect.

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Phone

If we use the mobile application, then we can directly dial the number to the clipboard by using the code widget=’phone’.

Monetary

The field allows the user to append currency with our amount which can be done by using the monetary widget. In addition, we can use the code widget=’monetary’ to get the monetary effect

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URL

If we set the widget as URL for a character field the character will be displayed as a hyperlink. Furthermore the code widget=’url’ can be used to attain the effect.

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Checkbox

The widget displays checkboxes allowing you to define checkboxes for opertison. Moreover we can use the widget=’checkbox’ code to get the effect.

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Integer

A field set as the integer will allow only integer values to be entered. Furthermore we can use widget=’integer’ code to get the effect.

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Date

The date widget will convert the DateTime field into the date field. Moreover we can use widget=’date’ code to get the following effect. 

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Html

We can use the Html widget to get the following effect. Furthermore the code widget=’html’ will provide you with the operations.

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Html Frame

We can use widget=’html_frame’ to get the HTML frame effect. Moreover it will provide the default frame for our field.

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Priority

The priority widget is one of the useful tools of operations. Moreover, we can use widget=’priority’ to get the priority widget.

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Boolean Button

The boolean button widget is useful to set toggle values for the field. Furthermore the code widget=’boolean_button’ can be used to get the field.

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Upgrade Boolean

We can use widget=’upgrade_boolean’ to get the following effect. When we click on the field of ‘upgrade_boolean’ widget, then it will pop up the window as depicted below.

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Upgrade Radio

We can use widget=’upgrade_radio’ to get the effect as depicted in the below image.

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Char Domain

We can set the domain for a particular field using the ’char_domain’ widget. Furthermore providing the code widget=’char_domain’ will get you the effect

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Statinfo

Use widget=’statinfo’ to get the following effect. The widget will display the count.

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Many2many Attendee

We can use the widget=’many2manyattendee’ to get the following effect as shown in the image.

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On2many

The on2many widget can be obtained by using the code widget=’one2many’, which will provide the effect depicted in the following image. 

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One2many List

Use the one2many list widget by providing the code widget=’one2many_list’ to get the following effect as in the below image.

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Widget on Button

The widget on button will provide you with accessible buttons. Moreover, we can use the code widget=’widgetonbutton’ for the following effect.

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Website Button

If you want the website button to navigate you to the website form the back end to the front end of the platform you can use the website button widget. Moreover, the code widget=’website_button’ will give you the effect as depicted in the below image .

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If you want to learn on How to Create a Widget in Odoo, we have explained it in detail by providing the screenshots for  each step of operation.


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Comments

David

But, how to do the "switch" button, i.e. where it has "published" and "unpublished" in the heading of website editor?

30/03/2018

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6:44PM

José Ángel Eduardo

I have a question What abut a kind of widget used in tax report for set a period of time?

26/11/2018

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5:38AM

madhukumar

how can i apply this multiple selection as tags in website form??

23/10/2019

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6:10AM

sai

What is the widget for password show and hide for a char field in xml

23/08/2020

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8:40PM

Melissa Miller

Widget is a representation of display screens, fields, and attributes in odoo. It allows us to change the view using different rendering templates and also allows to design as per requirement. Additional widgets are introduced in version 13 so that it can be easily applied. If anyone looking for Odoo Consultant or to integrate Odoo ERP. I can help you

16/04/2020

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4:22AM

Antonryaj Jacob

I appreciate the team, Useful notes.. :)

15/03/2019

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4:34AM

Jules

Hi, i try to put the many2many_tags 's widget on my form but i don't succeed. It's a select input so i don't know where to put that tags ? Can you help me please ?

12/06/2019

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3:17AM

Nimesh Jadav

Whai should i do? If i what to use many2many as selection (i mean widget=selection) , Is it possible?

09/06/2019

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11:02PM

Mohammed Alwasefy

Thank u, it was useful ^^

06/02/2020

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12:09PM



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