How to set up Printers and Google Cloud Printers in Odoo

Posted on 24 June, 2019

Connect your printers and cloud printers with Odoo without having complicated setup. Follow the below-mentioned steps and you are all set to print the docs from your Odoo itself.

1. Install python lib

a. sudo apt install cups

2. Install modules:

a. base_report_to_printer
b. server_mode
c. web_environment_ribbon
d. Google_cloud_print

3. Open Google Chrome

a. Login in chrome with google account

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b. Login in your Gmail account.

c. Now open this URL: chrome://devices

             Note: Make sure the printer is started and it’s connected to the computer in which you have a login of google
             account (it’s
direct
connected or internal network through connected)

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e. Click on Add printers button.

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4. Now, open Odoo and go to the Settings > Users > Admin > Printing / Print Manager / Print User.

5. Go to :

Settings > General Settings > Generate Google Authorization Code. Automatic open new tab and generate code by google just copy this code and paste in Odoo.

6. Settings > Printing > Update Printers

Select “Google Cloud Print” in the wizard and click on “Ok” Button. Visible all printers which we have selected in google cloud printers.

7. Go to :

Settings > Printing > Reports. Open report which we have print direct in printer.

8. Change Default Behaviour set “Send to Printer” instead of “Send to Clients” and set Default Printer.

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9. Go to the report and Print it. It creates a print job in google cloud printer and prints it.

  • If user want to configure user wise different printer

                Settings >  Printing > Reports. Add “Specific Actions Per User” there select the user wise printer and action.


Sagar Sakaria , ERP Engineer

Odoo Technical Notes

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