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Extra decorators for django admin

Project Description

Django’s admin accepts callables for list_display and readonly_fields. In order to customize these callables (e.g. annotate them with a description) django requires developer to set an attribute on a callable (e.g. ‘short_description’). This is a simple approach and it works.

But it is easy to make a typo or to forget what attribute should be set on a callable because there is no autocompletion.

This app provides an alternative (decorator) syntax for that + a couple of other decorators useful for customizing django admin.

Installation

pip install django-admin-decorators

Usage

from django.contrib import admin
from admin_decorators import (short_description, limit_width, boolean,
                               apply_filter, order_field, allow_tags)
from myapp.models import MyModel

class MyModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    list_display = 'name', '_text', 'has_huge_text', 'html_url'
    readonly_fields = ['name', 'html_url']

    @short_description('The text limited to 100 chars')
    @order_field('text')
    @limit_width(100)
    def _text(self, obj):
        return obj.text

    @boolean
    @short_description('The text is huge')
    def has_huge_text(self, obj):
        return len(obj.text) > 100

    @short_description('link')
    @order_field('url')
    @allow_tags
    @apply_filter('urlize')
    def html_url(self, obj):
        return obj.url

admin.site.register(MyModel, MyModelAdmin)

Note that allow_tags decorator marks result as safe so it will be html both in list_display and readonly_fields.

Take a look at source code for more decorators.

Development

Development happens at bitbucket and github.

If you’ve found a bug or have an idea for a new decorator feel free to open a ticket and/or send a pull request.

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