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[1.9.x] Fixed #25132 -- Documented how to retrieve a single value usi…

…ng values_list() and get().

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  1. +6 −0 docs/ref/models/querysets.txt
@@ -641,6 +641,12 @@ It is an error to pass in ``flat`` when there is more than one field.
If you don't pass any values to ``values_list()``, it will return all the
fields in the model, in the order they were declared.
+A common need is to get a specific field value of a certain model instance. To
+achieve that, use ``values_list()`` followed by a ``get()`` call::
+
+ >>> Entry.objects.values_list('headline', flat=True).get(pk=1)
+ 'First entry'
+
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