Add option to archive product categories

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Beta License: AGPL-3 OCA/product-attribute Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

This module allows you to archive product categories.

Table of contents


To use this module, you need to:

  1. Go to Inventory > Configuration > Products > Product categories.
  2. Select a product category or create a new one.
  3. Click on the smart button Archive (this action will set active field to False).

Note: If there are products in the category to be archived or any of its children categories, an error will be raised and it won't be archived.

Note 2: Children category are not archived/unarchived when the parent category does.

Known issues / Roadmap

  • when you try to deactivate a category from the tree view by clicking on the boolean_toggle widget, if a validation error pop-up appears indicating that the element cannot be deactivated, then the element is NOT deactivated, although the corresponding line turns gray as if it had been disabled, until that tree view is refreshed.

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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.

This module is part of the OCA/product-attribute project on GitHub.

You are welcome to contribute. To learn how please visit

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