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Odoo/OpenERP: Create multiple sequence codes from single file

You can create multiple sequence codes from single sequence file. For example, if you want to create different employee codes for 'Regular Employee' and 'Trainee Employee' you can use single sequence file and achieve your results. As follow:

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

    <!-- Sequences for Regular Employee code -->
    <record id="emp_code_sequence" model="ir.sequence.type">  
        <field name="name">Employee Code</field>
        <field name="code">hr.employee</field>

    <record id="seq_hr_employee" model="ir.sequence">
        <field name="name">Employee Code</field>
        <field name="code">hr.employee</field>
        <field name="padding">5</field>
        <field name="company_id" eval="False"/>
    <!-- End of code for employee code sequence-->

    <!-- Sequences for Trainee code -->
    <record id="trainee_code_sequence" model="ir.sequence.type">
        <field name="name">Trainee Code</field>
        <field name="code">hr.trainee</field>
    <record id="seq_hr_trainee" model="ir.sequence">
        <field name="name">Trainee Code</field>
        <field name="code">hr.trainee</field>
        <field name="padding">5</field>
        <field name="prefix">TR</field>
        <field name="company_id" eval="False"/>
    <!-- End of code for Trainee code sequence-->




<button name="generate_emp_code" string="Generate Employee Code" type="object" class="oe_highlight" attrs="{'invisible':[('emp_code','!=',False),]}" groups="base.group_hr_manager" context="{'employment_type_id':employment_type_id}" />

def generate_emp_code(self, cr,uid, ids, context=None):
    if context == None:
        return False
    if not context.get('employment_type_id', False):
        return False

    employment_type_id = context.get('employment_type_id')
    emp_code_details = self.pool.get('employment.type').read(cr, uid, employment_type_id, ['name'])
    if emp_code_details['name'] == 'Trainee':
        emp_code_val=self.pool.get('ir.sequence').get(cr, uid,'hr.trainee')
        emp_code_val=self.pool.get('ir.sequence').get(cr, uid,'hr.employee')

    res=super(hr_employee, self).write(cr, uid, ids, {'emp_code':emp_code_val})

        return res

That's it.

Thanks!!!!!!!!!! Enjoy Programming :)


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