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[1.5.x] Fixed #19477 - Documented generic_inlineformset_factory

Thanks epicserve for the suggestion.

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  1. +1 −1 django/contrib/contenttypes/
  2. +23 −8 docs/ref/contrib/contenttypes.txt
@@ -430,7 +430,7 @@ def generic_inlineformset_factory(model, form=ModelForm,
- Returns an ``GenericInlineFormSet`` for the given kwargs.
+ Returns a ``GenericInlineFormSet`` for the given kwargs.
You must provide ``ct_field`` and ``object_id`` if they different from the
defaults ``content_type`` and ``object_id`` respectively.
@@ -452,14 +452,18 @@ need to calculate them without using the aggregation API.
Generic relations in forms and admin
-The :mod:`django.contrib.contenttypes.generic` module provides
-and :class:`~django.contrib.contenttypes.generic.GenericStackedInline`
-(the last two are subclasses of
-This enables the use of generic relations in forms and the admin. See the
-:doc:`model formset </topics/forms/modelforms>` and
+The :mod:`django.contrib.contenttypes.generic` module provides:
+* ``BaseGenericInlineFormSet``
+* :class:`~django.contrib.contenttypes.generic.GenericTabularInline`
+ and :class:`~django.contrib.contenttypes.generic.GenericStackedInline`
+ (subclasses of
+ :class:`~django.contrib.contenttypes.generic.GenericInlineModelAdmin`)
+* A formset factory, :func:`generic_inlineformset_factory`, for use with
+ :class:`GenericForeignKey`
+These classes and functions enable the use of generic relations in forms
+and the admin. See the :doc:`model formset </topics/forms/modelforms>` and
:ref:`admin <using-generic-relations-as-an-inline>` documentation for more
@@ -486,3 +490,14 @@ information.
Subclasses of :class:`GenericInlineModelAdmin` with stacked and tabular
layouts, respectively.
+.. function:: generic_inlineformset_factory(model, form=ModelForm, formset=BaseGenericInlineFormSet, ct_field="content_type", fk_field="object_id", fields=None, exclude=None, extra=3, can_order=False, can_delete=True, max_num=None, formfield_callback=None)
+ Returns a ``GenericInlineFormSet`` using
+ :func:`~django.forms.models.modelformset_factory`.
+ You must provide ``ct_field`` and ``object_id`` if they different from the
+ defaults, ``content_type`` and ``object_id`` respectively. Other parameters
+ are similar to those documented in
+ :func:`~django.forms.models.modelformset_factory` and
+ :func:`~django.forms.models.inlineformset_factory`.

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