The output has an asterisk ``(*)`` next to a migration name if it has been
-applied, and an empty space ``( )`` if not.
+applied, and an empty space ``( )`` if not.
If you have a lot of apps or migrations, you can also specify an app name
to show just the migrations from that app.
+.. [#] An interesting side effect of this is that you can run the command
+ ``./manage.py migrate --list |grep -v "*"`` to see which migrations
+ are unapplied, and need running.