[Instantrails-users] One Last Question for me..

MaxSteel maxsteel at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 12:25:45 EST 2006


oooh...  very interesting.

I will have to try this one..  thanks Curt!

On 1/19/06, Curt Hibbs <curt.hibbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 1/19/06, MaxSteel <maxsteel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > And then I should be ready to roll with my project..  I have some fine
> > tuning of the looks to do after, but funtionality first!
> >
> > This is probably a rails question.. but I'm not sure where to sign up
> > for the rails questions email group?  (I guess I turned this into a 2
> > question email).
>
> You can find it here:
>
>    http://rubyonrails.org/community
>
> > I'll ask here and then if someone will send me the url of where I go
> > to sign up for the rails type questions, that'd be great!
> >
> > now let's see if i can explain it:
> >
> > (once again using the recipe example provided)
> >
> > by default after you edit a category name, it "redirects" to a showing
> > of the new category name (by id)  eg:  /category/show/6
> >
> > because I've feverishly edited the show.rhtml (for a different
> > purpose) I get nasty errors after updating the category name.
> >
> > What is the easiest way to change that so it redirects back to say
> > /category/list ?
> >
> > i know that:
> > def show
> > redirect_to :action => 'list'
> > end
> >
> > will work, but that will kill my current "show" (for category controller):
> >       @categories = Category.find_all
> >       @recipes = Recipe.find_all
> >       @c = @params['c']
> >       @r = @params['r']
> >       @recipe = Recipe.find(@params["r"])
> >
> > is there some way to accomplish this with an if/else statement?
> >
> > I've googled high and low.. I can't seem to find much documentation on
> > controller syntax, so it's easily errored (anyone have a good site for
> > this? ..please?)
> >
> > my attempts has lead me to such:
> >
> > def show
> >    if
> >       redirect_to :action => 'list'
> >    else
> >       @categories = Category.find_all
> >       @recipes = Recipe.find_all
> >       @c = @params['c']
> >       @r = @params['r']
> >       @recipe = Recipe.find(@params["r"])
> >    end
> > end
> >
> > I just don't know what to put after the if to say if (url) "
> > /category/show/id# " then redirect_to :action => 'list'
> > else just pass the params.
> >
> > If anyone can help much appreciated..
> >
> > (hope that made sense)
> >
> > If I can get it to work I'm willing to pass on my recipe 2.0, if you
> > will, to anyone who cares to take a peek!
> >
> > Thanks again!
> > Ryan
>
> You're main problem is that you want to modify the scafolding code, but
> since you followed the tutorial, you are using dynamic which creates the
> behavior dynamically at runtime, so there isn't any code to modify. What you
> need to do is to actually generate the scaffold code. That way it will
> phsyically exist in files that you can edit and modify.
>
> Make a backup of your files before you do this because generating the
> scaffold code will overwrite stuff. Then open a command window, move to the
> cook directory, and run the command:
>
>   ruby script\generate scaffold category category
>
> Say yes when for each file it asks to overwrite. Now when you edit
> catergory_controller.rb you will see all of the scaffolding code and you can
> change that redirect to show to go somewhere else.
>
> Curt
>
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