Forum: Ruby Need help with if statement in helper class and view.

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(Guest)
on 2007-03-09 07:06
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I don't know if this is a ruby only question or a rails question. I
have a helper class that updates the view based on the info from the
div tag. This information is passed using the link_to_function. But it
doesn't work. I don't know how to access the page elements. Also, is
the if statement syntax correct for ruby? Thank you in advance for any
help.

Is it if x1 == 'x1' or is it if x1 = 'x1'?

module VideosHelper
  def hide_and_reset(div, div2)
    update_page do |page|
      if page[div].title == 'show'
        page[div].hide
        page[div].title = 'hide'
      else
       page[div].show
       page[div].title = 'show'
     end
  end
end


<tr><td align="center">
<%= link_to_function image_tag("graphics/
select04.gif", :alt=>'Programming', :size=>'100x20', :border=>0),
hide_and_reset(:select02_div, :select01_div) %>
<div id="select02_div" title="1">
  <h4>test</h4>
</div>
Anthony E. (Guest)
on 2007-03-09 07:59
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The equality operator in Ruby is ==

As for the question regarding accessing and updating page elements
that is better suited for the Rails talk list. However, the key to how
to work with elements might be at
http://api.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActionView/Help...

V/r
Anthony E.
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