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django-helptext README

This is a simple django application that makes it possible to edit the help text associated with django models in the admin, rather than in source code, so that it can be edited by a site's managing producer rather than by its programmer.

Usage

  1. add "helptext" to your project's INSTALLED_APPS.
  2. syncdb.
  3. somewhere in your code, register the models you are interested in managing with helptext with helptext.register_model().
  4. Edit the FieldHelp instances in the admin.

In your settings file you can specify the following:

HELPTEXT_CONFIGURATION - The path to the file where you place your configured values should you chose to save them to a file. For example, 'helptext_configuration.txt'. HELPTEXT_USE_DATABASE - Whether or not helptext should attempt to use the database. True or False. The default is True.

Issues

None so far.

License

Copyright (c) 2008, Jacob Smullyan All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

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