Version 14 (modified by oyvind, 10 years ago) (diff)


How to set the current user on the model instance in the admin (newforms-admin)

# app/

from django.db import models
from django.contrib.auth.models import User

class Post(models.Model):
    user = models.ForeignKey(User)
    content = models.TextField()

class Comment(models.Model):
    post = models.ForeignKey(Post)
    user = models.ForeignKey(User)
    content = models.TextField()

# app/

from app.models import Post, Comment
from django.contrib import admin

class CommentInline(admin.TabularInline):
    model = Comment
    fields = ('content',)

class PostModelAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):

    fields= ('content',)
    inlines = [CommentInline]

    def save_form(self, request, form, change): 

        instance =

        instance.user = request.user
        return instance

    def save_formset(self, request, form, formset, change): 

        instances =

        def set_user(instance):
            instance.user = request.user

        if formset.__name__ == 'CommentInline':
            return map(set_user, instances)
            return instances, PostModelAdmin)

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