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Product Category Type

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

Add ‘Type’ field on Product Categories to distinguish between parent and final categories.

figure:: ../static/description/product_category_tree.png

  • Categories (type view) can contain only categories.
  • Categories (type normal) can contain only products.

It is so impossible to select a category (type view) in the product template form view.

figure:: ../static/description/product_template_form.png


This module restores a feature that was present in Odoo Community Edition until the V10 revision.

Ref: https://github.com/odoo/odoo/blob/10.0/addons/product/models/product.py#L24

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  • Sylvain LE GAL (https://www.twitter.com/legalsylvain)


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