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[1.5.X] Added details on minified jQuery and DEBUG mode for contrib.a…

…dmin.

Thanks Daniele Procida.

Backport of 4720117 from master
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@@ -1412,6 +1412,9 @@ The :doc:`staticfiles app </ref/contrib/staticfiles>` prepends
``None``) to any media paths. The same rules apply as :ref:`regular media
definitions on forms <form-media-paths>`.
+jQuery
+~~~~~~
+
Django admin Javascript makes use of the `jQuery`_ library. To avoid
conflicts with user-supplied scripts or libraries, Django's jQuery is
namespaced as ``django.jQuery``. If you want to use jQuery in your own admin
@@ -1422,6 +1425,15 @@ If you require the jQuery library to be in the global namespace, for example
when using third-party jQuery plugins, or need a newer version of jQuery, you
will have to include your own copy of jQuery.
+Django provides both uncompressed and 'minified' versions of jQuery, as
+``jquery.js`` and ``jquery.min.js`` respectively.
+
+:class:`ModelAdmin` and :class:`InlineModelAdmin` have a ``media`` property
+that returns a list of ``Media`` objects which store paths to the JavaScript
+files for the forms and/or formsets. If :setting:`DEBUG` is ``True`` it will
+return the uncompressed versions of the various JavaScript files, including
+``jquery.js``; if not, it will return the 'minified' versions.
+
.. _jQuery: http://jquery.com
Adding custom validation to the admin
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