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Fixed #7986 -- Added to the documentation the purpose of the `prepopu…

…lated_fields` `ModelAdmin` option now that its no longer just a parameter for `SlugField` fields, thanks frasern.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@8109 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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@@ -365,11 +365,15 @@ it should prepopulate from::
class ArticleAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
prepopulated_fields = {"slug": ("title",)}
-When set the given fields will use a bit of Javascript to populate from the
-fields assigned.
-
-``prepopulated_fields`` doesn't accept DateTimeFields, ForeignKeys nor
-ManyToManyFields.
+When set, the given fields will use a bit of JavaScript to populate from the
+fields assigned. The main use for this functionality is to automatically
+generate the value for ``SlugField`` fields from one or more other fields. The
+generated value is produced by concatenating the values of the source fields,
+and then by transforming that result into a valid slug (e.g. substituting
+dashes for spaces).
+
+``prepopulated_fields`` doesn't accept ``DateTimeField``, ``ForeignKey``, nor
+``ManyToManyField`` fields.
``radio_fields``
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