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[1.2.X] Fixed #11470 - add documentation for ModelAdmin.message_user.…

… thanks adamv.

Backport of r14868 from trunk.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/branches/releases/1.2.X@14869 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
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2  docs/ref/contrib/admin/actions.txt
@@ -175,6 +175,8 @@ Defining actions as methods gives the action more straightforward, idiomatic
access to the :class:`ModelAdmin` itself, allowing the action to call any of the
methods provided by the admin.
+.. _custom-admin-action:
+
For example, we can use ``self`` to flash a message to the user informing her
that the action was successful::
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6 docs/ref/contrib/admin/index.txt
@@ -901,6 +901,12 @@ to show objects owned by the logged-in user::
return qs
return qs.filter(author=request.user)
+.. method:: ModelAdmin.message_user(request, message)
+
+ Sends a message to the user. The default implementation creates a message
+ using the :mod:`django.contrib.messages` backend. See the
+ :ref:`custom ModelAdmin example <custom-admin-action>`.
+
Other methods
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