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Guled Ahmed
Guled Ahmed
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My "edit post" feature doesn't seem to be working properly....

I recently had implemented a few more properties to my Post model, and decided to make an option where the user can edit their posts. My current method works to an extent. When you go to the edit page you can see the name repopulate, the url repopulate, but the category (SelectField) and content (TextField) seem to be None/Blank. Is my method for repopulating a form with a posts properties incorrect? It seems to work at a certain extend, but doesn't repopulate everything:

@app.route('/edit_post/<int:post_id>', methods=("GET","POST"))
def edit_my_post(post_id):
    posts = models.Post.select().where(models.Post.id == post_id)
    if posts.count() == 0:

    post = models.Post.select().where(models.Post.id == post_id).get()
    post_user = models.Post.select().where(models.Post.user == post.user).get()

    if post_user.id == current_user.id :
        post = models.Post.select().where(models.Post.id == post_id).get()
        form = forms.ProductForm(obj=post)

        import pdb; pdb.set_trace()

        if form.validate_on_submit():
            query = models.Post.update(user = post.user.id,
                               name = form.name.data.strip(),
                               content = form.details.data.strip(),
                               url = form.url.data,
                               category = dict(forms.CATEGORIES).get(form.category.data)
                              ).where(models.Post.id == post_id)
            flash("Your post has been edited.", "success")
            return redirect(url_for('index'))
        flash("Ay! Stay away from that post!","warning")
        return redirect(url_for('index'))

    return render_template("edit.html",form=form)