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Add a new state 'Approved' in purchase orders.

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Beta License: AGPL-3 OCA/purchase-workflow Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

This module extends the functionality of purchases adding a new state Approved in purchase orders before the Purchase Order state. Additionally add the possibility to set back to draft a purchase order in all the states previous to Purchase Order.

In this new Approved state:

  • You cannot modify the purchase order.

  • However, you can go back to draft and pass through the workflow again.

  • The incoming shipments are not created. You can create them by clicking the Convert to Purchase Order button, also moving to state Purchase Order.

The new state diagram is depicted below:

New states diagram

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To configure this module:

  1. Go to ‘Purchase > Configuration > Settings’.

  2. In the Orders section you can set the State ‘Approved’ in Purchase Orders.


To use this module, you need to:

  1. Go to a Request for Quotation.

  2. Click Confirm Order. The state is now Approved (if no order approval is not set).

  3. To move forward to the state Purchase Order and release the creation of the deliveries, click on Convert to Purchase Order.

Changelog (2018-06-06)

  • [MIG] Migrated to v11. (2019-06-13)

  • [MIG] Migrated to v12. (2020-07-16)

  • [MIG] Migrated to v13.

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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/purchase-workflow project on GitHub.

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