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Add custom filters in standard filters and group by dropdowns

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This module enables the definition of bespoke searches within a model’s search view, in addition to permitting the creation of custom filters that will be displayed beneath the standard filters, as well as within the group-by menus of a model’s search view.

Table of contents


  1. Go to Settings > Custom Filters.

  2. Create a record assigning model, type (search/filter/groupby) and necessary attributes. Available fields and corresponding attributes (in brackets) for each type are as follows:


    • Search Field (name)
    • Filter Domain (filter_domain)
    • User Groups (groups)


    • Domain (domain)
    • User Groups (groups)

    Group By:

    • Group By Field (field to be assigned to group_by context)
    • User Groups (groups)

    See the official documentation for the definition of each attribute. Additionally, filter and group-by records can be respectively grouped together with “Group” assignment (there will be a separator in between groups).


  1. Go to the model’s menu entry for which you have defined the filter.
  2. On the filters and group by dropdowns, you will see the configured filters.

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  • Ashish Hirpara
  • ForgeFlow


  • ForgeFlow S.L.:
    • Jordi Masvidal
  • Ashish Hirpara <https://www.ashish-hirpara.com>
  • Quartile:
    • Aung Ko Ko Lin


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.

Current maintainers:

AshishHirapara ForgeFlow

This module is part of the OCA/server-ux project on GitHub.

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

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