Opened 5 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#17950 closed Cleanup/optimization (fixed)

Document that ModelChoiceField is only useful when the number of items is relatively small

Reported by: Dan Poirier Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: Stephen Muss Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: yes UI/UX: no


The response to ticket #15957 at says:

You shouldn't use ModelChoiceField for more than 1000 entries. Anyway, it becomes very quickly unusable beyond 100 entries.

It would be helpful if this were added to the ModelChoiceField documentation.

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17950.diff (809 bytes) - added by Stephen Muss 5 years ago.
patch with documentation changes.

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Claude Paroz

Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted
Type: BugCleanup/optimization
Version: 1.3SVN

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Preston Holmes

Easy pickings: set

Changed 5 years ago by Stephen Muss

Attachment: 17950.diff added

patch with documentation changes.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Stephen Muss

Cc: Stephen Muss added
Has patch: set

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by Claude Paroz

Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by Aymeric Augustin

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed #17950 -- Warned about usability limits of ModelChoiceField.

Thanks poirier for the report.

Changeset: 73f7d346997d9520ea672b4f311349d7ba8b9075

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