Using Regular Expressions to solve Date Format Issue in Pentaho Kettle

One of the most interesting and confusing data types that SQL Server supports is datetime. SQL Server comes with the following data types for storing a date or a date/time value in the database:

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Workflow Editing in Odoo

A workflow is a technical artifact which manages a set of “things to do” associated to the records of any model. More specifically, a workflow is a directed graph where the nodes are called “activities” and the arcs are called “transitions”.

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Security features in Odoo

Security is a grave concern when any application is considered. Security features in Odoo are equally important. We need to ensure that our data is safe with Odoo and that the best practices are applied on the hosted version. Odoo provides a flexible and efficient method for handling user access and security. So exactly how secure is Odoo? As we know, Odoo has a client/server architecture. […]

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The most awaited release of Odoo is here – Odoo 8

Odoo 8 With the release of Odoo 8, Open Source ERPs are moving into brand new territories. It includes wonderful front office features and delivers better overall user experience. Odoo v8 comes with a lot brand new apps, various improvements, new updates, and features. Odoo offers you a fully integrated suite of business apps that will help you grow your business. The official release of […]

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Solution for Error while opening Xlsx Report in Odoo

As per a client’s requirement, we had to make xlsx report of sales. After deploying the report on the customer’s server an error of ‘module XlsxWriter not found’ occurred. Lot of times this issue is faced after deployment. Why does this happen? This mainly happens because xlsx writer is not installed on the operating system. Basically, xlsx writer is a python module that needs to […]

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How to configure Payroll in Odoo

Payroll is an integral part of a company’s operations in every organization. It is very important for a company’s financial accounting as well as for its recipients i.e the employees. Odoo supports this feature to a great extent and it is quite easy to configure and manage Payroll in Odoo. Odoo Payroll is also well linked with Accounting Module which allows an organization to track […]

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Implementation of Server time display on Client machine

As per a client’s requirement we had to display the time on the header of the application screen. Thus we implemented the javascript code to diplay the time on the application. But when the transaction was being done from that machine, the transaction time differed from the time that was displayed on the screen. This happened because the transaction time was the time of server […]

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How to cancel Journal Entries in Odoo

During financial transactions in Odoo, Journal entries are recorded against Journals. By default, Odoo will not allow you to cancel an invoice once it has been validated. Since accounting entries have been recorded, we are not able to delete or update them. In such cases,you can create a credit note/refund of the original invoice and then reconcile the two entries so that accounts are reflected […]

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Active Directory(AD) Authentication with Odoo

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol(LDAP) : The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a directory service protocol that runs on a layer above the TCP/IP stack which provides a mechanism used to connect, search and modify Internet directories. The LDAP directory service is based on a client-server model which enable users to access an existing directory. The associated LDAP API is used for writing Internet directory […]

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Odoo ERP Solution for displaying the local time in Reports/Documents

At times, when working with Odoo ERP Solution, we are faced with the issue of displaying local time on documents/reports. For instance, if the transaction is done at a particular time and stored in the database and we have a requirement to display that particular time by fetching it from database then instead of the expected transaction time (local time when the transaction took place) a different […]

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