Opened 12 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#3110 closed Bug (wontfix)

ManyToMany filter_interface widget renders incorrectly in IE 6 when the field is in a fieldset with class collapse

Reported by: Adam Endicott <leftwing17@…> Owned by: xian
Component: contrib.admin Version: newforms-admin
Severity: Normal Keywords: nfa-someday
Cc: leftwing17@… Triage Stage: Accepted
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: yes


When I put a ManyToManyField with filter_interface=True inside a fieldset with class "collapse", it renders the left (available) portion of the widget correctly, but the right (chosen) part renders as a normal select widget with all currently chosen values as options. This causes the problem that when the object is saved, only the first (currently selected) existing chosen option is saved as the value for that field.

Interestingly, if I add a new value to the chosen side (pick one on the left, then click the right arrow button), it seems to cause the right side of the widget to reevaluate itself and render correctly.

I'm only seeing this when the widget is within a collapsed fieldset.

I'm using the 0.95 release.

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Change History (16)

Changed 12 years ago by Adam Endicott <leftwing17@…>

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screenshot example of the problem

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Simon G. <dev@…>

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Can you confirm if this is still a problem on a current checkout?

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Gary Wilson

Resolution: invalid
Status: closedreopened

I don't think we should close tickets just because they haven't been confirmed.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by Adam Endicott <leftwing17@…>

Unfortunately this is pretty difficult for me to test on my current setup, I don't have a windows machine that can access anything I can set up for a quick test. I spent a few minutes trying to set something up testing on trunk, and didn't get it going.

I can confirm that in Django 0.96 it fails as described above in IE6, and works as it should in IE 7 (as well as Firefox).

Hopefully somebody with a windows setup can test it in trunk. This should be all the model needed to test it:

from django.db import models

class Foo(models.Model):
    name = models.CharField(maxlength=10)

class Thing(models.Model):
    name = models.CharField(maxlength=10)
    foos = models.ManyToManyField(Foo, filter_interface=True)
    class Admin:
        fields = ((None, {'fields': ('name',)}),
                  ('Foos', {'classes': 'collapse',
                            'fields': ('foos',)}),)

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by Adam Endicott <leftwing17@…>

Cc: leftwing17@… added

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by ludo@…

I can confirm this bug is still present with a trunk checkout.

comment:6 Changed 11 years ago by James Bennett

Owner: changed from nobody to xian
Status: reopenednew
Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted
Version: 0.95newforms-admin

Reassigning to xian since he's doing newforms-admin JS stuff.

comment:7 Changed 11 years ago by Karen Tracey <kmtracey@…>

Keywords: nfa-someday added

Problem reported against old admin, should not block merge of newforms-admin.

comment:8 Changed 11 years ago by Marc Garcia

This one looks like a duplicate of #1621.

Could somebody check if that is true, and close as duplicate one?

comment:9 Changed 11 years ago by Karen Tracey <kmtracey@…>

#1621 and #7278 are dups of this.

comment:10 Changed 11 years ago by Karen Tracey <kmtracey@…>

Also verified this is still a problem with IE6 (but not IE7) on newforms-admin r7737.

comment:11 Changed 11 years ago by Alex Gaynor

Karen, dumb question, did you mean that it is confirmed working in IE7, or hasn't been checked?

comment:12 Changed 11 years ago by Karen Tracey <kmtracey@…>

Sorry, I see my comment could be interpreted either way. I did try IE7 and cannot recreate the problem there. It seems to affect only IE6.

comment:13 Changed 8 years ago by Łukasz Rekucki

Severity: normalNormal
Type: defectBug

comment:14 Changed 8 years ago by Julien Phalip

UI/UX: set

comment:15 Changed 8 years ago by Tomek Paczkowski

Easy pickings: unset
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

If it's IE6 only, then it's wontfix, as we don't support IE6 anymore in admin.

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