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Merge pull request #2363 from nheyning/22019_add_objects_doc

Fixed #22019 -- added documentation on Model attributes
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  1. +13 −0 docs/topics/db/models.txt
  2. +2 −0 docs/topics/db/queries.txt
13 docs/topics/db/models.txt
@@ -663,6 +663,19 @@ Meta`` to a model is completely optional.
A complete list of all possible ``Meta`` options can be found in the :doc:`model
option reference </ref/models/options>`.
+.. _model-attributes:
+Model attributes
+ The most important attribute of a model is the
+ :class:`~django.db.models.Manager`, which is the interface through which
+ database query operations are provided to Django models and is used to
+ :ref:`retrieve the instances <retrieving-objects>` from the database. If no
+ custom Manager is defined, the default name is ``objects``. Managers are
+ only accessible via model classes, not the model instances.
.. _model-methods:
Model methods
2 docs/topics/db/queries.txt
@@ -129,6 +129,8 @@ go, include multiple arguments in the call to
Django will complain if you try to assign or add an object of the wrong type.
+.. _retrieving-objects:
Retrieving objects

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