[rspec-users] Is testing output within content_for possible?
bryansray at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 12:18:17 EDT 2008
This might be of some use:
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 9:55 PM, Ben Mabey <ben at benmabey.com> wrote:
> Chris Olsen wrote:
> > I wanted to test that the links below were being rendered in the views.
> > - content_for :sidebar do
> > %ul.links
> > %li= edit_link edit_admin_contact_url(@contact), "Contact"
> > # view test
> > it "should have the correct side bar links" do
> > do_render
> > response.should have_tag("ul.links") do
> > with_tag("a[href=?]", edit_admin_account_url(accounts(:test)))
> > end
> > end
> > The above doesn't work. Just to make sure my tests weren't the issue I
> > removed the content_for block and the tests then passed.
> > Is there something extra that has to be done to get the content_for
> > contents to be rendered?
> > Thanks for the help.
> Hey Chris,
> AFAIK you can't test content_for's in the view specs. Someone may want
> to correct me on that.
> I usually test content_for stuff in my stories. If your not using
> stories then you could try integrating the views on certain controller
> specs and testing it there.
> Not the answer you were probably looking for, but I hope that helps.
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