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Help Online

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License: AGPL-3

Help Online

This module allows the creation of an online help available from the lists and forms in Odoo.

When loading a view, the module generates a button allowing access to an help page for the related model if the page exists and the user is member of the group ‘Help reader’. If the page doesn’t exist and the user is member of the group ‘Help writer’, the module generate a button allowing the creation an help page.

The help pages are created and managed via the website Module.

Note: When updating the page prefix parameters, the record rules must be



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Known issues / Roadmap

Even if the generated urls to the documentation contains an anchor (website/hel-xx#view_type), it’s no more possible to insert/edit anchors elements into the website since this functionnality is not supported by the new html editor in Odoo 10.0 (summernote).

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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.




Odoo Community Association

This module is maintained by the OCA.

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.

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