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Fixed #4615: corrected reverse URL resolution examples in tutorial 4…

…. Thanks for the patch, simeonf.

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jacobian committed Jul 12, 2007
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@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ Change it like so::
urlpatterns = patterns('',
(r'^$', 'django.views.generic.list_detail.object_list', info_dict),
(r'^(?P<object_id>\d+)/$', 'django.views.generic.list_detail.object_detail', info_dict),
- (r'^(?P<object_id>\d+)/results/$', 'django.views.generic.list_detail.object_detail', dict(info_dict, template_name='polls/results.html')),
+ (r'^(?P<object_id>\d+)/results/$', 'django.views.generic.list_detail.object_detail', dict(info_dict, template_name='polls/results.html'), 'poll_results'),
(r'^(?P<poll_id>\d+)/vote/$', ''),
@@ -209,6 +209,12 @@ objects" and "display a detail page for a particular type of object."
from the URL to be called ``"object_id"``, so we've changed ``poll_id`` to
``object_id`` for the generic views.
+ * We've added a name, ``poll_results``, to the results view so that we have
+ a way to refer to its url later on (see `naming URL patterns`_ for more on
+ named patterns).
+.. _naming URL patterns:
By default, the ``object_detail`` generic view uses a template called
``<app name>/<model name>_detail.html``. In our case, it'll use the template
``"polls/poll_detail.html"``. Thus, rename your ``polls/detail.html`` template to
@@ -255,6 +261,15 @@ the new templates and context variables. Change the template call from
``polls/detail.html`` to ``polls/poll_detail.html``, and pass ``object`` in the
context instead of ``poll``.
+The last thing to do is fix the url handling to account for the use of generic
+views. In the vote view above we used the ``reverse()`` function to avoid
+hard-coding our URLs. Now that we've switched to a generic view, we'll need to
+change the ``reverse()`` call to point back to our new generic view. We can't
+simply use the view function anymore -- generic views can be (and are) used
+multiple times -- but we can use the name we've given::
+ return HttpResponseRedirect(reverse('poll_results', args=(,)))
Run the server, and use your new polling app based on generic views.
For full details on generic views, see the `generic views documentation`_.

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