Code Generator

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Beta License: AGPL-3 OCA/server-tools Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

This module generate code as readable for humans: not too long, random enough, without some ambiguous char like ( "O" "0", "I", "L"), not memorable, without meaning (no words), acceptable as a barcode (like code123, 123CoDe, 1code-23, ...).

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1/ _code_mask must be added in the related model e.g. in "gift.card": _code_mask = { "mask": "code_mask", "template": "gift_card_tmpl_id" } 2/ In the related model, You can change the code_mask value or use its default value (XXXXXX-00): x means a random lowercase letter, X means a random uppercase letter, 0 means a random digit. 3/ In addition, update a method of the target model to compute the code. For example the create method: res = super().create(vals) vals["code"] = res._generate_code()

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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.

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

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