Colorize field in tree views
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Colorize field in tree views

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Technical name
web_tree_dynamic_colored_field
License
AGPL-3
Secure dependencies
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Colorize field in tree views

Colorize field in tree views

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This module aims to add support for dynamically coloring fields in tree view according to data in the record.

Features

  • Add attribute bg_color on field’s options to color background of a cell in tree view
  • Add attribute fg_color on field’s options to change text color of a cell in tree view

Table of contents

Usage

  • In the tree view declaration, put options='{"bg_color": "red: customer==True"} attribute in the field tag:

    ...
    <field name="arch" type="xml">
        <tree string="View name">
            ...
            <field name="name" options='{"bg_color": "red: customer == True"}'/>
            ...
        </tree>
    </field>
    ...
    
    With this example, column which renders 'name' field will have its background colored in red.
    
  • In the tree view declaration, put options='{"fg_color": "white:customer == True"}' attribute in the field tag:

    ...
    <field name="arch" type="xml">
        <tree string="View name">
            ...
            <field name="name" options='{"fg_color": "white:customer == True"}'/>
            ...
        </tree>
    </field>
    ...
    
    With this example, column which renders 'name' field will have its text colored in white on a customer records.
    
  • In the tree view declaration, use options='"color_field": "my_color"' attribute in the tree tag:

    ...
    <field name="arch" type="xml">
        <tree string="View name" colors="color_field: my_color" >
            ...
            <field name="my_color" invisible="1"/>
            ...
        </tree>
    </field>
    ...
    
  • You can also use colors="bg_color_field: my_color" to defined the field name that will be used for the background color of the line.

  • If you want to use more than one color, you can split the attributes using ‘;’:

options='{"fg_color": "red:red_color == True; green:green_color == True"}'

Example:

...
 <field name="arch" type="xml">
     <tree string="View name">
         ...
         <field name="name" options='{"fg_color": "red:red_color == True; green:green_color == True"}'/>
         ...
     </tree>
 </field>
 ...

 With this example, the content of the field named `my_color` will be used to
 populate the `my_color` CSS value. Use a function field to return whichever
 color you want depending on the other record values. Note that this
 overrides the rest of `colors` attributes, and that you need the tree
 to load your field in the first place by adding it as invisible field.

Note that you should always use single quotes for fields’ ``options`` and wrap nested values in double quotes since ``options`` is a JSON object.

Known issues / Roadmap

  • Before version 13.0, this module had a feature allowing to change the color of a line depending on a field, using a colors attribute with the name of the field on the <tree> element. Since 13.0, the colors attribute is no longer in the RelaxNG schema of the tree view, so we can’t use it anymore. This feature has then been dropped, but could be reimplement in another way.

Bug Tracker

Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smashing it by providing a detailed and welcomed feedback.

Do not contact contributors directly about support or help with technical issues.

Credits

Authors

  • Camptocamp
  • Therp BV

Contributors

Other credits

The development of this module has been financially supported by:

  • Camptocamp

Maintainers

This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

This module is part of the OCA/web project on GitHub.

You are welcome to contribute. To learn how please visit https://odoo-community.org/page/Contribute.

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Available languages

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French / Français
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Dutch / Nederlands
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Slovenian / slovenščina
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Spanish / Español
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Chinese (Simplified) / 简体中文
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