How to edit Openerp7 Sales Order report/template using the OpenERP Report Designer


If you are using openerp7, you can install the OpenOffice Report Designer module from the Modules (You can search by the key word “designer”)

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After the installation you can see a new tab “Reporting”

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Download OpenERP Report Designer

This plug-in allows you to create/modify OpenERP Reports into OpenOffice Writer.

OpenERP Report Designer  Installation and Configuration Steps

Save the OpenERP Report Designer plug-­in.

* Follow these steps to install plug-­in.

1. Open Extension Manager window from Menu Bar of Openoffice writer, Open Tools > Extension Menu.

2. Click on “Add” button.

3. Select path where the openerp_report_designer.zip is located.

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4. On the completion of adding package you will get your package under ‘Extension Manager’

and the status of your package become ‘Enabled’.

5. Restart openoffice writer.

6. You will get  a new tab in the menu items.

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* Follow the steps to configure OpenERP Report Designer plug-­in in Openoffice writer.

1. click openERP Report Designer,

Connect OpenERP Server from Menu bar , OpenERP Report Designer > Server parameter.

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2. Select Server url, database and provide user name and password

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3. Click “Connect”.

4. if your connection success, A message appears like ‘You can start creating your report in

*  Select Modify existing report

1. Select the existing report from openerp7.

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6 comments

  1. Ik have installed the plugin, but when entering server details, passw/login etc
    Now an error is displayed:

    “Group not found!!! Create a group named OpenOfficeReportDesigner”

    The error is not fixed by creating group…!!!
    What can I do now? Help, pls!

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