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Fixed #3346 -- Documented that search_fields Admin option can use rel…

…ated models. Thanks for the patch, Robert Myers and Gary Wilson

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@@ -1408,7 +1408,10 @@ This should be set to a list of field names that will be searched whenever
somebody submits a search query in that text box.
These fields should be some kind of text field, such as ``CharField`` or
+``TextField``. You can also perform a related lookup on a ``ForeignKey`` with
+the lookup API "follow" notation::
+ search_fields = ['foreign_key__related_fieldname']
When somebody does a search in the admin search box, Django splits the search
query into words and returns all objects that contain each of the words, case

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