class BaseDeleteView

from django.views.generic.edit import BaseDeleteView
Base view for deleting an object.

Using this base class requires subclassing to provide a response mixin.

Attributes

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context_object_name = None SingleObjectMixin
extra_context = None ContextMixin
form_class = <class 'django.forms.forms.Form'> BaseDeleteView
form_class = None FormMixin
http_method_names = ['get', 'post', 'put', 'patch', 'delete', 'head', 'options', 'trace'] View
initial = {} FormMixin
model = None SingleObjectMixin
pk_url_kwarg = 'pk' SingleObjectMixin
prefix = None FormMixin
query_pk_and_slug = False SingleObjectMixin
queryset = None SingleObjectMixin
slug_field = 'slug' SingleObjectMixin
slug_url_kwarg = 'slug' SingleObjectMixin
success_url = None FormMixin
success_url = None DeletionMixin
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Methods

def _allowed_methods(self): View

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def _allowed_methods(self):
    return [m.upper() for m in self.http_method_names if hasattr(self, m)]

def as_view(cls, **initkwargs): View

Main entry point for a request-response process.
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@classonlymethod
def as_view(cls, **initkwargs):
    """Main entry point for a request-response process."""
    for key in initkwargs:
        if key in cls.http_method_names:
            raise TypeError(
                'The method name %s is not accepted as a keyword argument '
                'to %s().' % (key, cls.__name__)
            )
        if not hasattr(cls, key):
            raise TypeError("%s() received an invalid keyword %r. as_view "
                            "only accepts arguments that are already "
                            "attributes of the class." % (cls.__name__, key))
    def view(request, *args, **kwargs):
        self = cls(**initkwargs)
        self.setup(request, *args, **kwargs)
        if not hasattr(self, 'request'):
            raise AttributeError(
                "%s instance has no 'request' attribute. Did you override "
                "setup() and forget to call super()?" % cls.__name__
            )
        return self.dispatch(request, *args, **kwargs)
    view.view_class = cls
    view.view_initkwargs = initkwargs
    # __name__ and __qualname__ are intentionally left unchanged as
    # view_class should be used to robustly determine the name of the view
    # instead.
    view.__doc__ = cls.__doc__
    view.__module__ = cls.__module__
    view.__annotations__ = cls.dispatch.__annotations__
    # Copy possible attributes set by decorators, e.g. @csrf_exempt, from
    # the dispatch method.
    view.__dict__.update(cls.dispatch.__dict__)
    return view

def delete(self, request, *args, **kwargs): DeletionMixin

Call the delete() method on the fetched object and then redirect to the
success URL.
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def delete(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    """
    Call the delete() method on the fetched object and then redirect to the
    success URL.
    """
    self.object = self.get_object()
    success_url = self.get_success_url()
    self.object.delete()
    return HttpResponseRedirect(success_url)

def dispatch(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

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def dispatch(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    # Try to dispatch to the right method; if a method doesn't exist,
    # defer to the error handler. Also defer to the error handler if the
    # request method isn't on the approved list.
    if request.method.lower() in self.http_method_names:
        handler = getattr(self, request.method.lower(), self.http_method_not_allowed)
    else:
        handler = self.http_method_not_allowed
    return handler(request, *args, **kwargs)

def form_invalid(self, form): FormMixin

If the form is invalid, render the invalid form.
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def form_invalid(self, form):
    """If the form is invalid, render the invalid form."""
    return self.render_to_response(self.get_context_data(form=form))

def form_valid(self, form):

BaseDeleteView

If the form is valid, redirect to the supplied URL.
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def form_valid(self, form):
    success_url = self.get_success_url()
    self.object.delete()
    return HttpResponseRedirect(success_url)

FormMixin

If the form is valid, redirect to the supplied URL.
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def form_valid(self, form):
    """If the form is valid, redirect to the supplied URL."""
    return HttpResponseRedirect(self.get_success_url())

def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs): BaseDetailView

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def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    self.object = self.get_object()
    context = self.get_context_data(object=self.object)
    return self.render_to_response(context)

def get_context_data(self, **kwargs):

FormMixin

Insert the form into the context dict.
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def get_context_data(self, **kwargs):
    """Insert the form into the context dict."""
    if 'form' not in kwargs:
        kwargs['form'] = self.get_form()
    return super().get_context_data(**kwargs)

SingleObjectMixin

Insert the single object into the context dict.
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def get_context_data(self, **kwargs):
    """Insert the single object into the context dict."""
    context = {}
    if self.object:
        context['object'] = self.object
        context_object_name = self.get_context_object_name(self.object)
        if context_object_name:
            context[context_object_name] = self.object
    context.update(kwargs)
    return super().get_context_data(**context)

ContextMixin

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def get_context_data(self, **kwargs):
    kwargs.setdefault('view', self)
    if self.extra_context is not None:
        kwargs.update(self.extra_context)
    return kwargs

def get_context_object_name(self, obj): SingleObjectMixin

Get the name to use for the object.
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def get_context_object_name(self, obj):
    """Get the name to use for the object."""
    if self.context_object_name:
        return self.context_object_name
    elif isinstance(obj, models.Model):
        return obj._meta.model_name
    else:
        return None

def get_form(self, form_class=None): FormMixin

Return an instance of the form to be used in this view.
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def get_form(self, form_class=None):
    """Return an instance of the form to be used in this view."""
    if form_class is None:
        form_class = self.get_form_class()
    return form_class(**self.get_form_kwargs())

def get_form_class(self): FormMixin

Return the form class to use.
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def get_form_class(self):
    """Return the form class to use."""
    return self.form_class

def get_form_kwargs(self): FormMixin

Return the keyword arguments for instantiating the form.
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def get_form_kwargs(self):
    """Return the keyword arguments for instantiating the form."""
    kwargs = {
        'initial': self.get_initial(),
        'prefix': self.get_prefix(),
    }
    if self.request.method in ('POST', 'PUT'):
        kwargs.update({
            'data': self.request.POST,
            'files': self.request.FILES,
        })
    return kwargs

def get_initial(self): FormMixin

Return the initial data to use for forms on this view.
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def get_initial(self):
    """Return the initial data to use for forms on this view."""
    return self.initial.copy()

def get_object(self, queryset=None): SingleObjectMixin

Return the object the view is displaying.

Require `self.queryset` and a `pk` or `slug` argument in the URLconf.
Subclasses can override this to return any object.
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def get_object(self, queryset=None):
    """
    Return the object the view is displaying.
    Require `self.queryset` and a `pk` or `slug` argument in the URLconf.
    Subclasses can override this to return any object.
    """
    # Use a custom queryset if provided; this is required for subclasses
    # like DateDetailView
    if queryset is None:
        queryset = self.get_queryset()
    # Next, try looking up by primary key.
    pk = self.kwargs.get(self.pk_url_kwarg)
    slug = self.kwargs.get(self.slug_url_kwarg)
    if pk is not None:
        queryset = queryset.filter(pk=pk)
    # Next, try looking up by slug.
    if slug is not None and (pk is None or self.query_pk_and_slug):
        slug_field = self.get_slug_field()
        queryset = queryset.filter(**{slug_field: slug})
    # If none of those are defined, it's an error.
    if pk is None and slug is None:
        raise AttributeError(
            "Generic detail view %s must be called with either an object "
            "pk or a slug in the URLconf." % self.__class__.__name__
        )
    try:
        # Get the single item from the filtered queryset
        obj = queryset.get()
    except queryset.model.DoesNotExist:
        raise Http404(_("No %(verbose_name)s found matching the query") %
                      {'verbose_name': queryset.model._meta.verbose_name})
    return obj

def get_prefix(self): FormMixin

Return the prefix to use for forms.
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def get_prefix(self):
    """Return the prefix to use for forms."""
    return self.prefix

def get_queryset(self): SingleObjectMixin

Return the `QuerySet` that will be used to look up the object.

This method is called by the default implementation of get_object() and
may not be called if get_object() is overridden.
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def get_queryset(self):
    """
    Return the `QuerySet` that will be used to look up the object.
    This method is called by the default implementation of get_object() and
    may not be called if get_object() is overridden.
    """
    if self.queryset is None:
        if self.model:
            return self.model._default_manager.all()
        else:
            raise ImproperlyConfigured(
                "%(cls)s is missing a QuerySet. Define "
                "%(cls)s.model, %(cls)s.queryset, or override "
                "%(cls)s.get_queryset()." % {
                    'cls': self.__class__.__name__
                }
            )
    return self.queryset.all()

def get_slug_field(self): SingleObjectMixin

Get the name of a slug field to be used to look up by slug.
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def get_slug_field(self):
    """Get the name of a slug field to be used to look up by slug."""
    return self.slug_field

def get_success_url(self):

DeletionMixin

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def get_success_url(self):
    if self.success_url:
        return self.success_url.format(**self.object.__dict__)
    else:
        raise ImproperlyConfigured(
            "No URL to redirect to. Provide a success_url.")

FormMixin

Return the URL to redirect to after processing a valid form.
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def get_success_url(self):
    """Return the URL to redirect to after processing a valid form."""
    if not self.success_url:
        raise ImproperlyConfigured("No URL to redirect to. Provide a success_url.")
    return str(self.success_url)  # success_url may be lazy

def http_method_not_allowed(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

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def http_method_not_allowed(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    logger.warning(
        'Method Not Allowed (%s): %s', request.method, request.path,
        extra={'status_code': 405, 'request': request}
    )
    return HttpResponseNotAllowed(self._allowed_methods())

def __init__(self, **kwargs):

BaseDeleteView

Initialize self.  See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.
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def __init__(self, *args, **kwargs):
    # RemovedInDjango50Warning.
    if self.__class__.delete is not DeletionMixin.delete:
        warnings.warn(
            f'DeleteView uses FormMixin to handle POST requests. As a '
            f'consequence, any custom deletion logic in '
            f'{self.__class__.__name__}.delete() handler should be moved '
            f'to form_valid().',
            DeleteViewCustomDeleteWarning,
            stacklevel=2,
        )
    super().__init__(*args, **kwargs)

View

Constructor. Called in the URLconf; can contain helpful extra
keyword arguments, and other things.
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def __init__(self, **kwargs):
    """
    Constructor. Called in the URLconf; can contain helpful extra
    keyword arguments, and other things.
    """
    # Go through keyword arguments, and either save their values to our
    # instance, or raise an error.
    for key, value in kwargs.items():
        setattr(self, key, value)

def options(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

Handle responding to requests for the OPTIONS HTTP verb.
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def options(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    """Handle responding to requests for the OPTIONS HTTP verb."""
    response = HttpResponse()
    response.headers['Allow'] = ', '.join(self._allowed_methods())
    response.headers['Content-Length'] = '0'
    return response

def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):

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def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    # Set self.object before the usual form processing flow.
    # Inlined because having DeletionMixin as the first base, for
    # get_success_url(), makes leveraging super() with ProcessFormView
    # overly complex.
    self.object = self.get_object()
    form = self.get_form()
    if form.is_valid():
        return self.form_valid(form)
    else:
        return self.form_invalid(form)

DeletionMixin

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def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    return self.delete(request, *args, **kwargs)

def setup(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

Initialize attributes shared by all view methods.
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def setup(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    """Initialize attributes shared by all view methods."""
    if hasattr(self, 'get') and not hasattr(self, 'head'):
        self.head = self.get
    self.request = request
    self.args = args
    self.kwargs = kwargs