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Technical Name web_widget_many2one_simple
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Simple many2one widget

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This module adds a new widget to many2one fields that allows to link records without any extra features (no autocomplete and no partial search).

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  • regex [String]: Defines the regex to test the search criteria
  • can_create [Boolean]: Allow create new records
  • can_write [Boolean]: Allow edit the linked record


  • search [Dictionary] * field: The field to use in the search process [Default is ‘id’] * oper: The operator (like, ilike, etc…) [Default is ‘=’]
  • no_create: Invalidates the ‘can_create’ flag
  • no_write: Invalidates the ‘can_write’ flag
  • no_open: Disables open the linked record


You need to declare the usage of the new widget as follows: <field name="xxx" widget="many2one_simple" options="...">


<field name="partner_id" widget="many2one_simple" regex="^1\d*" options="{&quot;search&quot;: { &quot;field&quot;: &quot;name&quot;, &quot;oper&quot;: &quot;ilike&quot; }}"/

** Only allows search by id’s that starts with ‘1’ …

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This module is maintained by the OCA.

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

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