[rspec-users] response.should have_text leads to undefined method `has_text?'

David Chelimsky dchelimsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 08:47:00 EDT 2010

On Sep 30, 2010, at 3:50 PM, turkan wrote:

> One of my controllers directly renders some JSON output that I would
> like to test with RSpec. For that I use 'response.should
> have_text("foobar")' in my spec file, but that leads to a
> Failure/Error: response.should have_text("enim")
> undefined method `has_text?' for #<ActionController::TestResponse:
> 0xb6736944>
> I read here somewhere that webrat should be in the Gemfile, but that
> also did not solve the problem.

The webrat matcher is contain:

response.should contain("enim")


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