How to filter foreignkey choices in a Python django ModelForm?

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To filter the choices for a ForeignKey field in a Django ModelForm, you can override the field definition in the form’s Meta class. Here’s an example:

from django import forms
from .models import MyModel

class MyModelForm(forms.ModelForm):
    class Meta:
        model = MyModel
        fields = '__all__'

    def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
        super().__init__(*args, **kwargs)

        # Filter the choices for the foreign key field
        self.fields['foreign_key_field'].queryset = MyModel.objects.filter(some_condition=True)

In the example above, we define a MyModelForm class that inherits from forms.ModelForm. The form’s Meta class specifies the model as MyModel and uses fields = '__all__' to include all fields from the model in the form.

We override the __init__ method of the form and call the parent’s __init__ method to set up the form. Then, we access the foreign_key_field on self.fields and modify its queryset attribute.

In this case, we filter the queryset by some condition (some_condition=True) specific to your requirements. You can replace some_condition=True with the filtering logic that suits your needs.

Now, when you instantiate the MyModelForm, the choices for the foreign_key_field will be filtered based on the specified condition.

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