How do I override what operator is used for a query?¶
Filter is used to convert from e.g.
icontains. You can specify another callable here:
Table( auto__model=Track, columns__album__filter__query_operator_to_q_operator=lambda op: 'exact', )
The above will force the album name to always be looked up with case
sensitive match even if the user types
album<Paranoid in the
advanced query language. Use this feature with caution!
See also How do I control what Q is produced?
How do I control what Q is produced?¶
For more advanced customization you can use
value_to_q. It is a
callable that takes
filter, op, value_string_or_f and returns a
Q object. The default handles
__, different operators, negation
and special handling of when the user searches for