How to automatically complete the field "industry" when choosing account, when creating an opportunity


when i create a new opportunity, i choose an account and then i choose its industry. What i want to do is to make the “industry” load from the account

can someone give me an idea how to do it?

PS: i’m using suite crm 7.7.5,

you want it to be on the fly or this can be done after you save it?

best regards

on the fly

This is the solution that i’m trying to make it works

In the folder …\custom\Extension\modules\Opportunities\Ext\Vardefs , i added a file vardefs.ext.php
on it i tried with those lines

<?php $dictionary = array('name', 'id', 'industry'); $dictionary = array('account_name', 'account_id_c', 'industryGeneratedRelate_c'); ?>

account_id_c is the id of the relate field account in the opportunity editview
industry is the id of the field industry in the account editview
industryGeneratedRelate_c is the id of the field which i want to populate

where did i make a fault?

Scenario : when a user add an opportunity, he chooses an account (a relate field). Then he choose an industry from a dropdown list.
I want to make the field auto filled when the user choose the account.

still searching for the solution, could any one help?

Create a file in

Assuming that your field name for industry in opportunity module is industry_op. Add following content to the file created above.

$dictionary['Opportunity']['fields']['account_name']['populate_list']= array (
			0 => 'id',
			1 => 'name',
			2 => 'industry',//field from account
$dictionary['Opportunity']['fields']['account_name']['field_list'] = 
		  array (
			0 => 'account_id',
			1 => 'account_name',
			2 => 'industry_op',
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i tried it, but it doesn’t work
the field name for industry i took it from the inspect element in the browser

i tried also to auto populate with the name and i did a quick an d repair, but it doesn’t work also

$dictionary[ ‘Opportunity’ ] [ ’ fields '] [ ‘account_name’ ] [ ‘populate_list’]= array (
0 => ‘id’,
1 => ‘name’,
2 => ‘name’,

$dictionary [ ‘Opportunity’][ ‘fields’][ ‘account_name’][ ‘field_list’] =
array (
0 => ‘account_id’,
1 => ‘account_name’,
2 => ‘op_industry_c’,