treewidget for django admin
treewidget for Django
Provides the model fields TreeForeignKey, TreeOneToOneField, TreeManyToManyField
for tree models with a tree widget for django. Uses
jstree (thanks to vakata).
Tested with django-mptt 0.13.4 and django-treebeard 4.5.1 with Django 3.2 & 4.0.
pip install django-treewidget
- for AJAX tree updates add the routes to your urls.py,
Just replace any foreign key, m2m or one2one tree model field with the provided counterpart. jstree depends on jQuery to work. This module does not provide a jQuery version, use the admin version or place your own version along with your other assets.
The fields understand two additional arguments:
- settings: Dictionary containing the optional boolean values for 'show_buttons'
(shows "Expand", "Collapse" and "Selected" buttons), 'search' (for in-tree search),
'dnd' (drag and drop support) and 'sort' (apply tree order in frontend). Defaults to
- treeoptions: Settings directly applied to
jstree. Must be a JSON string, if given as argument to a field, otherwise a python dictionary. Defaults to
treewidget.fields.TREEOPTIONS. Note that some widget settings will override treeoptions to keep working.
Both settings can be provided project wide in settings.py as
It is possible to render a deeper nested subtree by overriding the default
formatter. Just set the parent id to '#' in the formatter's
render method for the entries,
that should appear at top level.
NOTE: If you use a prefiltered queryset which data does not form a well-formed tree
containing all parents up to the top level, jstree cannot render it correctly.
With 'filtered' in settings set to
True those querysets will be rendered by
adding missing nodes as not selectable. Make sure, that this does not leak
sensitive tree data (if so, resort to subtree rendering).
from django.db import models from mptt.models import MPTTModel from treewidget.fields import TreeForeignKey class Mptt(MPTTModel): name = models.CharField(max_length=32) parent = TreeForeignKey('self', blank=True, null=True, on_delete=models.CASCADE) def __str__(self): return self.name
Renders like this:
To run the provided example project:
$> cd example $> pip install Django~=3.2 # or 4.0 $> pip install -r requirements.txt $> ./manage.py migrate $> ./manage.py createsuperuser $> ./manage.py loaddata initial_data $> ./manage.py runserver
and point your browser to
After login you see the widgets in action with different settings.
exampleapp.Example model in admin to get an idea of several tree rendering options.
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