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Fixed #3263 -- newforms form_for_model() and form_for_instance() now …

…handle foreign-key and many-to-many data properly. Thanks for the patch, Jeff Hilyard

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@4439 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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commit 83768bf067e84187780fbc749295d23bc048939b 1 parent 546f16d
@adrianholovaty adrianholovaty authored
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13 django/newforms/models.py
@@ -15,10 +15,7 @@ def model_save(self, commit=True):
"""
if self.errors:
raise ValueError("The %s could not be created because the data didn't validate." % self._model._meta.object_name)
- obj = self._model(**self.clean_data)
- if commit:
- obj.save()
- return obj
+ return save_instance(self, self._model(), commit)
def save_instance(form, instance, commit=True):
"""
@@ -33,12 +30,18 @@ def save_instance(form, instance, commit=True):
if form.errors:
raise ValueError("The %s could not be changed because the data didn't validate." % opts.object_name)
clean_data = form.clean_data
- for f in opts.fields + opts.many_to_many:
+ for f in opts.fields:
if isinstance(f, models.AutoField):
continue
setattr(instance, f.attname, clean_data[f.name])
if commit:
instance.save()
+ for f in opts.many_to_many:
+ setattr(instance, f.attname, getattr(instance, f.attname).model.objects.filter(pk__in = clean_data[f.name]))
+ # GOTCHA: If many-to-many data is given and commit=False, the many-to-many
+ # data will be lost. This happens because a many-to-many options cannot be
+ # set on an object until after it's saved. Maybe we should raise an
+ # exception in that case.
return instance
def make_instance_save(instance):
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41 tests/modeltests/model_forms/models.py
@@ -224,6 +224,47 @@ def __str__(self):
<option value="3">Third test</option>
</select></li>
+>>> f = TestArticleForm({'headline': u'New headline', 'pub_date': u'1988-01-04',
+... 'writer': u'1', 'article': u'Hello.', 'categories': [u'1', u'2']})
+>>> new_art = f.save()
+>>> new_art.id
+1
+>>> new_art = Article.objects.get(id=1)
+>>> new_art.categories.all()
+[<Category: Entertainment>, <Category: It's a test>]
+
+Now, submit form data with no categories. This deletes the existing categories.
+>>> f = TestArticleForm({'headline': u'New headline', 'pub_date': u'1988-01-04',
+... 'writer': u'1', 'article': u'Hello.'})
+>>> new_art = f.save()
+>>> new_art.id
+1
+>>> new_art = Article.objects.get(id=1)
+>>> new_art.categories.all()
+[]
+
+Create a new article, with categories, via the form.
+>>> ArticleForm = form_for_model(Article)
+>>> f = ArticleForm({'headline': u'The walrus was Paul', 'pub_date': u'1967-11-01',
+... 'writer': u'1', 'article': u'Test.', 'categories': [u'1', u'2']})
+>>> new_art = f.save()
+>>> new_art.id
+2
+>>> new_art = Article.objects.get(id=2)
+>>> new_art.categories.all()
+[<Category: Entertainment>, <Category: It's a test>]
+
+Create a new article, with no categories, via the form.
+>>> ArticleForm = form_for_model(Article)
+>>> f = ArticleForm({'headline': u'The walrus was Paul', 'pub_date': u'1967-11-01',
+... 'writer': u'1', 'article': u'Test.'})
+>>> new_art = f.save()
+>>> new_art.id
+3
+>>> new_art = Article.objects.get(id=3)
+>>> new_art.categories.all()
+[]
+
Here, we define a custom Form. Because it happens to have the same fields as
the Category model, we can use save_instance() to apply its changes to an
existing Category instance.
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