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[1.4.X] Fixed #16168 - Added note regarding type requirements when ov…

…erridng ModelForm fields.

Thanks Pieter Swinkels for the patch.

Backport of ebbc414 from master
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  1. +4 −0 docs/topics/forms/modelforms.txt
@@ -443,6 +443,10 @@ parameter when declaring the form field::
class Meta:
model = Article
+ You must ensure that the type of the form field can be used to set the
+ contents of the corresponding model field. When they are not compatible,
+ you will get a ``ValueError`` as no implicit conversion takes place.
See the :doc:`form field documentation </ref/forms/fields>` for more information
on fields and their arguments.

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