Mastering Odoo 9 Development - 8. Creating Custom Reports
Section 8: Odoo uses a powerful reporting engine that allows you to create custom reports from within Odoo. In this video you learn how to create an Odoo report template, call the report for a menu, and learn how to use qWeb to loop through datasets to report information. Even better, you can build on these fundamentals and be prepared for more advanced web interfaces.
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Mastering Essential Odoo Development Skills
In this section explore Odoo's report engine and ability to produce PDF files. We begin by looking at an overview of Odoo's reporting engine and learn how to navigate Odoo's source code to find examples of Odoo report templates and menus.
Some installations of Odoo have issues with having the correct version of Odoo's print engine Wkhtmltopdf that converts Odoo qWeb templates into a PDF file. In this video you will learn how to patch Odoo to handle changes with the reporting engine.
Finally we look at how to loop through Odoo models and data sets to create more complex reports in Odoo.