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newforms: Added BoundField.as_hidden()

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1 parent d506b90 commit 4dca65cdfc1e206fac323bd8afae9ae1fccc9dac @adrianholovaty adrianholovaty committed Nov 30, 2006
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  1. +7 −1 django/newforms/
  2. +8 −2 tests/regressiontests/forms/
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
from django.utils.datastructures import SortedDict
from django.utils.html import escape
from fields import Field
-from widgets import TextInput, Textarea
+from widgets import TextInput, Textarea, HiddenInput
from util import ErrorDict, ErrorList, ValidationError
NON_FIELD_ERRORS = '__all__'
@@ -194,6 +194,12 @@ def as_textarea(self, attrs=None):
"Returns a string of HTML for representing this as a <textarea>."
return self.as_widget(Textarea(), attrs)
+ def as_hidden(self, attrs=None):
+ """
+ Returns a string of HTML for representing this as an <input type="hidden">.
+ """
+ return self.as_widget(HiddenInput(), attrs)
def _data(self):
"Returns the data for this BoundField, or None if it wasn't given."
return, None)
@@ -1436,11 +1436,14 @@
>>> print f['message']
<textarea name="message"></textarea>
-as_textarea() and as_text() are shortcuts for changing the output widget type:
+as_textarea(), as_text() and as_hidden() are shortcuts for changing the output
+widget type:
>>> f['subject'].as_textarea()
u'<textarea name="subject"></textarea>'
>>> f['message'].as_text()
u'<input type="text" name="message" />'
+>>> f['message'].as_hidden()
+u'<input type="hidden" name="message" />'
The 'widget' parameter to a Field can also be an instance:
>>> class ContactForm(Form):
@@ -1450,14 +1453,17 @@
>>> print f['message']
<textarea rows="80" cols="20" name="message"></textarea>
-Instance-level attrs are *not* carried over to as_textarea() and as_text():
+Instance-level attrs are *not* carried over to as_textarea(), as_text() and
>>> f['message'].as_text()
u'<input type="text" name="message" />'
>>> f = ContactForm({'subject': 'Hello', 'message': 'I love you.'})
>>> f['subject'].as_textarea()
u'<textarea name="subject">Hello</textarea>'
>>> f['message'].as_text()
u'<input type="text" name="message" value="I love you." />'
+>>> f['message'].as_hidden()
+u'<input type="hidden" name="message" value="I love you." />'
For a form with a <select>, use ChoiceField:
>>> class FrameworkForm(Form):

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