Skip to main content

AutoComplete for ForeignKey and ManyToManyField.

Project description

# AutoComplete for ForeignKey and ManyToManyField
uses same syntax as the search for django-admin

* query.js (
* query.autocomplete.js

## Example

use a fairly simple
class Type (models.Model):
title = models.CharField()

class Celebrity(models.Model):
name = models.CharField()

class Film(models.Model):
type = models.ForeignKey( Type )
director= models.ManyToManyField( Celebrity, related_name="director")
actor = models.ManyToManyField( Celebrity, related_name="actor")

in m2m field need to specify related_name

from apps.autocomplete.widgets import *

class FilmAdmin(AutocompleteModelAdmin):
related_search_fields = {

'type': ('title',),
'actor': ('^name',),
'director': ('^name',),
} Film, FilmAdmin )

"related_search_fields" parameter is used to specify on what fields you want to search 'actor' and 'director' ties are the names given in "related_name" query syntax is similar to [searching in admin panel](

I use the " 'actor': ('^name',) " operator ^ means the beginning of the field. and eventually will be formed about the substitution request form For example, if related_search_fieldsis set to ('^name',') and a user searches for john lennon, Django will do the equivalent of this SQL WHERE clause:

WHERE name ILIKE 'john%' AND name ILIKE 'lennon%'

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for django_autocomplete_foreignkey, version 0.0.1
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size django_autocomplete_foreignkey-0.0.1.tar.gz (11.7 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View

Supported by

Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page