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Fixed #11460 - Added a FAQ regarding missing rows in the admin.

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  1. +12 −1 docs/faq/admin.txt
  2. +2 −0  docs/ref/contrib/admin/index.txt
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13 docs/faq/admin.txt
@@ -68,6 +68,18 @@ For example, if your ``list_filter`` includes ``sites``, and there's only one
site in your database, it won't display a "Site" filter. In that case,
filtering by site would be meaningless.
+Some objects aren't appearing in the admin.
+-------------------------------------------
+
+Inconsistent row counts may be caused by missing foreign key values or a
+foreign key field incorrectly set to :attr:`null=False
+<django.db.models.Field.null>`. If you have a record with a
+:class:`~django.db.models.ForeignKey` pointing to a non-existent object and
+that foreign key is included is
+:attr:`~django.contrib.admin.ModelAdmin.list_display`, the record will not be
+shown in the admin changelist because the Django model is declaring an
+integrity constraint that is not implemented at the database level.
+
How can I customize the functionality of the admin interface?
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@@ -104,4 +116,3 @@ example, some browsers may not support rounded corners. These are considered
acceptable variations in rendering.
.. _YUI's A-grade: http://yuilibrary.com/yui/docs/tutorials/gbs/
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2  docs/ref/contrib/admin/index.txt
@@ -60,6 +60,8 @@ Other topics
For information about serving the static files (images, JavaScript, and
CSS) associated with the admin in production, see :ref:`serving-files`.
+ Having problems? Try :doc:`/faq/admin`.
+
``ModelAdmin`` objects
======================
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