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#### tag ####
from django import template
from django.core import urlresolvers
register = template.Library()
@register.simple_tag
def nav_active(request, views):
views = ["myapp.views." + view for view in views.split()]
try:
view = urlresolvers.resolve(request.path).url_name
if view in views:
return "active"
else:
return ""
except urlresolvers.Resolver404:
return ""
#### template ####
<div class="mainnavs">
<ul>
<li class="{% nav_active request 'index new_event event_detail edit_event edit_event_label' %}">
<a href="/">Events</a>
</li>
<li class="{% nav_active request 'all_labels events_by_label' %}">
<a href="/labels/">Labels</a>
</li>
<li class="{% nav_active request 'all_articles articles_by_domain' %}">
<a href="/articles/">Articles</a>
</li>
<li class="{% nav_active request 'user users' %}">
<a href="/users/">Users</a>
</li>
</ul>
</div>
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