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Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

By : Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis
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Book Image

Odoo 14 Development Cookbook - Fourth Edition

5 (2)
By: Parth Gajjar, Alexandre Fayolle, Holger Brunn, Daniel Reis

Overview of this book

With its latest iteration, the powerful Odoo framework released a wide variety of features for rapid application development. This updated Odoo development cookbook will help you explore the new features in Odoo 14 and learn how to use them to develop Odoo applications from scratch. You'll learn about the new website concepts in Odoo 14 and get a glimpse of Odoo's new web-client framework, the Odoo Web Library (OWL). Once you've completed the installation, you'll begin to explore the Odoo framework with real-world examples. You'll then create a new Odoo module from the ground up and progress to advanced framework concepts. You'll also learn how to modify existing applications, including Point of Sale (POS) applications. This book isn't just limited to backend development; you'll discover advanced JavaScript recipes for creating new views and widgets. As you progress, you'll learn about website development and become a quality Odoo developer by studying performance optimization, debugging, and automated testing. Finally, you'll delve into advanced concepts such as multi-website, In-App Purchasing (IAP),, the IoT Box, and security. By the end of the book, you'll have all the knowledge you need to build impressive Odoo applications and you'll be well versed in development best practices that will come in handy when working with the Odoo framework.
Table of Contents (26 chapters)

Exporting translation strings to a file

Translation strings can be exported with or without the translated texts for a selected language. This can either be to include i18n data in a module or to later perform translations with a text editor or perhaps with a specialized tool.

We will demonstrate how to do this using the standard mail module, so feel free to replace mail with your own module.

Getting ready

We will need to have developer mode activated. If it's not already activated, activate it as demonstrated in the Activating the Odoo developer tools recipe in Chapter 1, Installing the Odoo Development Environment.

How to do it...

To export the translation terms for the mail add-on module, follow these steps:

  1. In the web client user interface, from the Settings top menu, select the Translations | Import/Export | Export Translation menu option.
  2. In the Export Translations dialog box, choose the language translation to export, the file format, and the...