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Alphabetic template tag to filter django queryset

Project Description

Django Template tag for building alphabetical index

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Builds alpabetic index to navigate through collection sorted by firstletter. Supports english and russian groups of alphabets.


from django.views.generic.list_detail import object_list
from alphabetic.utils import alphabetic_setup
from .models import MyModel

    def myview(request):
        queryset = MyModel.objects.all()
        return object_list(request, alphabetic_setup(request, queryset, 'last_name'), template_name=template)


{% show_alphabetic_filter %}

alphabetic_setup(request, queryset, ‘last_name’) - returns sorted queryset in alphabetical order by firstletter of the attribute name, e.g. last_name or whatever attribute of the model you specified.

show_alphabetic_filter - template tag shows clickable alphabet in the template.

Clicking on the letter will produce GET request to the current url with a tail ?firstletter=X, where X is the clicked letter.

Written by the development team of Arpaso company:

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