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ODOO WIDGETS – AN OVERVIEW | Widgets in Odoo 15

Widgets in Odoo can be considered as an element which helps to display information or provides a specific way for the user to interact with the interface.

Odoo is known for its easy to use, attractive and user-friendly interface. There are various widgets for different purposes or uses, which helps with the simplification of the operations. Each widget is unique in its appearance and functionality.

We can also create custom widgets.

In this blog, we will look into some of the most commonly used Widgets in Odoo, along with the type of fields they are used with and their examples.

1. Ribbon widget

a. This is generally used in form view. It displays a ribbon on the top right corner of the form. You can specify the text and color on the ribbon.

b. Example – 

<widget name=”web_ribbon” text=”PAID” bg_color=”bg-success” />

ODOO WIDGETS AN OVERVIEW

2. Badge

a. This is generally used in list view.

b. Field types – Many2one, Selection

c. Example –

<field name=”state_id” widget=”badge” />

Badge

3. Remaining days

a. This widget automatically calculates the remaining days based on a datetime field.

b. Field type – Datetime

c. Example – 

<field name=”deadline_date” widget=”remaining_days”/>

remaining days

4. Color_picker

a. Field type – Integer

b. Example –

<field name=”color” widget=”color_picker”/>

Color_picker

5. char_emojis / text_emojis

a. This widget helps you to add emoticons to the char/text field.

b. Field type – Char, Text

c. Example –

<field name=”subject” string=”Subject” widget=”char_emojis”/>

char_emojis / text_emojis

6. Forecast_widget

a. This widget is generally used with product fields to check their availability.

b. Field type – Float

c. Example –

<field name=”forecast_availability” widget=”forecast_widget”/>

Forecast_widget

7. Many2one_avatar_user

a. This widget is generally used with ‘res.user’ field.

b. This widget 

will show the name of the user along with their avatar photos.

c. Fieldwidget 

type – Many2one

d. Example –

<field name=”user_id” widget=”many2one_avatar_user”/>

Many2one_avatar_user

8. Priority

a. This widget is used with a selection field to give an attractive experience to the interface.

b. Field type – Selection

c. Example –

<field name=”priority” widget=”priority”/>

Priority

9. List_activity

a. This is generally used in list view with activity field.

b. Field types – One2many

c. Example – 

<field name=”activity_ids” 

widget=”list_activity”/>

List_activity

10. Popover_widget

a. This is generally used in list view.

b. Field types – Char

c. Example –

<field name=”json_lead_days_popover” widget=”popover_widget”/>

Popover_widget

11. Many2manyattendee

a. This widget is generally used with ‘res.partner’ or res.user’ fields.

b. Field types – Many2many

c. Example –

<field name=”partner_ids” 

widget=”many2manyattendee” class=”oe_inline”/>

Many2manyattendee

12. Boolean_toggle

a. This widget is used with a boolean field to give an attractive look in the form of toggle keys.

b. Field types – Boolean

c. Example –

<field name=”active” widget=”boolean_toggle”/>

Boolean_toggle

13. Website_urls

a. This widget is generally used to display char fields which store details about websites.

b. Field types – Char

c. Example –

<field name=”regex_url” widget=”website_urls”/>

Website_urls

14. Percentage

a. This widget adds a ‘%’ sign after the float field.

b. Field types – Float

c. Example –

<field name=”percentage” widget=”percentage” />

Percentage

15. Boolean_favorite

a. This widget is used with a boolean field giving it an attractive look in the form of a star.

b. Field types – Boolean

c. Example –

<field name=”is_favorite” widget=”boolean_favorite” nolabel=”1″/>

Boolean_favorite widget

16. Task_with_hours

a. This widget is generally used with fields that have hours/duration associated with it, such as project tasks. It shows the remaining hours along with the name of the field.

b. Field types – Many2one

c. Example –

<field name=”task_id” widget=”task_with_hours” />

Task_with_hours widget

17. Timesheet_uom_timer

a. This widget is used to display time fields.

b. Field types – Float

c. Example –

<field name=”unit_amount” widget=”timesheet_uom_timer”/>

Timesheet_uom_timer widget

18. Kanban_activity Widgets in Odoo

a. This widget is used in the kanban view.

b. Field types – One2many

c. Example –

<field name=”activity_ids” widget=”kanban_activity”/>

Kanban_activity widget

19. Grouped_view_Widgets in Odoo

a. Field types – Text

b. Example –

<field name=”preview_move_data” widget=”grouped_view_widget”/>

Grouped_view_widget

20. Mrp_should_consume Widgest in Odoo

a. This widget is generally used to display the total item to be consumed from the total allotted items. This is generally used in manufacturing modules.

b. Field types – Float

c. Example –

 <field name=”product_uom_qty” widget=”mrp_should_consume”/>

Mrp_should_consume widget

21. Kanban_vat_activity

a. Field types – Boolean

b. Example –

<field name=”json_activity_data” widget=”kanban_vat_activity”/>

Kanban_vat_activity widgets in odoo

22. Text Widgets in Odoo

a. This widget adds a text box to enter the details.

b. Field types – Char, Text

c. Example –

<field name=”description” widget=”text”/>

Text widgets in odoo

23. Account_hierarchy_selection

a. This widget is used to display accounts in a hierarchical format.

b. Field types – Many2one

c. Example –

<field name=”user_type_id” widget=”account_hierarchy_selection”/>

Account_hierarchy_selection widgets in odoo

24. Many2many_checkboxes

a. This widget adds a checkbox for many2many fields.

b. Field types – Many2many

c. Example –

<field name=”inbound_payment_method_ids” widget=”many2many_checkboxes”/>

Many2many_checkboxes widgets in odoo

25. Domain

a. Field types – Many2many

b. Example –

<field name=”filter_domain” widget=”domain”/>

Domain widgets in odoo

26. Statusbar

a. This widget is generally used to display the ‘state’ field. It appears on the top right side of the form.

b. Field types – Selection

c. Example –

<field name=”state” widget=”statusbar”/>

Statusbar widgets in odoo

27. Radio

a. This widget gives another look to selection fields in the form of radio buttons.

b. Field types – Selection

c. Example –

<field name=”max_attendees” widget=”radio”/>

Radio widgets in odoo

28. Monetary

a. This widget is generally used with fields that are associated with currency. It shows the currency symbol next to the float/integer value.

b. Field types – Float, Integer

c. Example –

<field name=”total_amount” widget=”monetary”/>

Monetary widgets in odoo

Apart from the above mentioned widgets, there are more widgets in Odoo that can be used as per the requirement, which eventually helps in achieving a more user-friendly experience.

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