[rspec-users] Need help in View Spec

Shaker flyeminent at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 13 23:12:46 EDT 2007


Sorry, that's another spec caused the error. It is working. Thank you very
much

Shaker wrote:
> 
> Hello
>   To spec the example I mentioned before, I wrote the spec as what you
> suggested
> #../view/group/index_spec.rb
>   describe "/group/_index_spec" do
>     it "should call JS function when click the button" do
>       render '/group/_index'
>       response.should have_tag("input[onclick=?]", "update()")
>     end
>   end
> However, it generated an error "Expecting a selector as the first
> argument". What is wrong?
> 
> David Chelimsky-2 wrote:
>> 
>> On 9/13/07, Shaker <flyeminent at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Yes, I have gone through the documentation before, and I read the
>>> reference
>>> of 'assert_select' as well. But I still can not figure out a way of
>>> testing
>>> attributes in a tag. What I know is we can use:
>>>   should have_tag("tag#id") or should have_tag("tag.class")
>>> to select a tag, whereas I don't know how to select an attribute and
>>> test
>>> it!
>> 
>> That's all covered in the assert_select docs. Here's a cheat sheet you
>> might find useful.
>> 
>> http://labnotes.org/svn/public/ruby/rails_plugins/assert_select/cheat/assert_select.html
>> 
>> so you can do this:
>> 
>> response.should have_tag("form[action=?][method=post]", foo_path(@foo))
>> 
>> HTH
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> Another problem is the tag does not have id or class sometimes, does it
>>> mean
>>> that is no way of selecting it?
>>>
>>> David Chelimsky-2 wrote:
>>> >
>>> > On 9/13/07, Shaker <flyeminent at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> I can not find much
>>> >> information about the "should have_tag" syntax in Rspec.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> http://rspec.rubyforge.org/rdoc-rails/classes/Spec/Rails/Matchers.html#M000011
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