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#1 June 11, 2010 17:14:33

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ManyToMany autocomplete field and large amounts of autocomplete data

http://code.google.com/p/django-ajax-selects/satisfies all requirements

the channels will allow even finer customization for the queries and
the display.

On Jun 11, 12:01 pm, akaariai <akaar...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am looking for an m2m autocomplete field which should have the
> following characteristics:
> 1. It should not at any point execute choices.all(). I have about
> 20000 choices, so this will be a performance killer.
> 2. It should allow the user to type in some text, and select from a
> list of choices (aka autocomplete...). Then a choice should be added
> to a list of selected items. The user could remove the choice from the
> list by clicking a remove button. The list to autocomplete from should
> be a configurable url.
> 3. The form should return a list of selected pks.
> 4. Works with international characters, works with IE6+, Firefox 3+.
> 5. Preferrably jquery based.
> 6. The selected choices should be validated against the DB, again not
> using choices.all().
> Does anybody know if there is a field of this kind available
> somewhere? I have looked around, but requirement 1 seems to be missing
> from them all.
> If there is not one available I will write my own and share it with
> the community. So, widgets & fields almost doing the required things
> are interesting also...
> --
> Anssi

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