Sunday, January 31, 2021

Re: Show FK as input instead of drop down in admin

Another option if you want to show actual data, but only a portion, is to use an incremental lookup via an app such - this works in the Admin as well.

On Saturday, 30 January 2021 at 20:58:00 UTC+2 Ryan Nowakowski wrote:
On Wed, Jan 27, 2021 at 05:33:10AM -0800, Kevin Olbrich wrote:
> Is it possible to disable fetching of related models for admin pages?
> I have a field that links to a table containing more than 1M rows which
> django tries to fetch and build the drop down. For my purpose, it is
> sufficient if it is a simple input containing the id instead.
> How can I accomplish this?

Yes, raw_id_fields is specifically designed for this:

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