Django ModelForm Required ForeignKey not Connecting?

xster
xster
Sep 14, 2012 · 1 min read

You have a ModelForm based on a Model with a non-optional ForeignKey field. You already connected it via something like

instance = SomeClass(someRelatedObject = someObject)
form = SomeForm(request.POST, instance = instance)

but form.is_valid() is still giving you an error saying someRelatedObject can’t be null. One possible solution is to check your SomeClass’s definition of someRelatedObject. Try putting ‘editable = False’ in your ForeignKey constructor and it may solve your problem.

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