Get type of Django form widget from within template

Making a template tag might work? Something like field.field.widget|widget_type

Edit from Oli: Good point! I just wrote a filter:

from django import template
register = template.Library()

def klass(ob):
    return ob.__class__.__name__

And now {{ object|klass }} renders correctly. Now I’ve just got to figure out how to use that inside a template’s if statement.

Edit from Oli #2: I needed to use the result of that in an if statetement in-template, so I just shifted all that logic into the templatetag. Magic. Thanks for poking me in the right direction.

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