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Horizontal filter widget for django-sortedm2m

Project Description

sortedm2m-filter-horizontal-widget is an admin widget for Gregor Mülleggers excellent django-sortedm2m library.

This allows for a familiar filter horizontal widget.


pip install django-sortedm2m-filter-horizontal-widget

What version do I need?

Django Install
< 1.8 0.2
1.8 1.1
>= 1.9 latest


Add sortedm2m_filter_horizontal_widget to your INSTALLED_APPS. (needed for static files)

In your ModelAdmin add the following function to override the default widget.

from sortedm2m_filter_horizontal_widget.forms import SortedFilteredSelectMultiple

class MyModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    # ...

    def formfield_for_manytomany(self, db_field, request=None, **kwargs):
        if == 'your_sortedm2m_field_name':
            kwargs['widget'] = SortedFilteredSelectMultiple()
        return super(MyModelAdmin, self).formfield_for_manytomany(db_field, request, **kwargs)


  • Automatically assign widget if field is specified in ModelAdmin’s filter_horizontal.
  • Add tests


Implement new admin style introduced in Django 1.9 Remove all images since buttons are now handled with css Get button active and hover states working Add example project
Use admin_prefix to find image, in case user changes STATIC_URL setting Add version requirements per Django version
Fixed bugs with popup closing. Added support for Django 1.10+

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