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Preview tag for fields with choices

Author:
kmmbvnr
Posted:
April 11, 2008
Language:
Python
Version:
.96
Tags:
template tag newforms preview
Score:
0 (after 0 ratings)

django.contrib.formtools in preview displaying only field.data by default. Its not convenient to see integer value for fields with radio buttons or select choices.

This custom tag trying to show string value from choices if available.

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from django.template import Library
from django.template.defaultfilters import escape

register = Library()

@register.filter(name='field_str')
def field_str(bound_field):
    field = bound_field.form.fields[bound_field.name]
    if  hasattr(field.widget,'choices'):
        res = [x for x in field.widget.choices 
               if unicode(x[0]) == bound_field.data]
        if len(res)>0:
            return res[0][1]
    return escape(bound_field.data)
        

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Comments

slav0nic (on November 25, 2008):

in django 1.0 u can use get_fieldname_display()

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