Product Template Book Weight Calculation

This module permits to calculate the weight of a book.

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Product Template Book Weight Calculation

Implementation of the maths to calculate the weight of a book.

The maths for the calculation are following:

a(x/2) + b

where: * a = Weight of one page of the book (Height (m) * Width (m) * Weight of the paper (kg)) * b = Number of pages of the book * c = Weight of the cover


No special step to install the module.


No special step to configure the module.


The module implements a simple method to calculate the weight of a book. To use it, call calculate_book_weight from a product.template record with page_height, page_width, page_weight, page_count and cover_weight as parameters.

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Module developed and tested with Odoo version 8.0. For questions, please contact our support services <>

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