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Technical Name project_key
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Project key

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This module provides functionality to uniquely identify projects and tasks by simple key field.

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To use this module functionality you just need to:

On project.project level:

In Kanban View:

  1. Go to Project > Dashboard
  2. Create
  3. Enter project name and use auto generated key or simply override value by entering your own key value.

In Tree View:

  1. Go to Project > Configuration > Projects
  2. Create
  3. Enter project name and use auto generated key or simply override value by entering your own key value.

In form View:

  1. Go to Project > Dashboard
  2. Open the projects settings
  3. Modify the “key” value
  4. After modifying project key the key of any existing tasks related to that project will be updated automatically.

When you create a project, under the hood a ir.sequence record gets creted with prefix: <project-key>-.

On project.task level:

  1. Actually there is nothing to be done here
  2. Task keys are auto generated based on project key value with per project auto incremented number (i.e. PA-1, PA-2, etc)

In browser address bar:

  1. Navigate to your project by entering following url: http://<<your-domain>>/projects/PROJECT-KEY
  2. Navigate to your task by entering following url: http://<<your-domain>>/tasks/TASK-KEY

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Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smashing it by providing a detailed and welcomed feedback.

Do not contact contributors directly about support or help with technical issues.



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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/project project on GitHub.

You are welcome to contribute. To learn how please visit https://odoo-community.org/page/Contribute.

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