Forum: Ruby on Rails link_to_remote not hitting controller

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Ivor P. (Guest)
on 2007-03-23 13:14
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I have a link_to_remote that should call a function in controller that
updates the page using rjs.

The links are not hitting the controller. I click on the link and
happens in the log file. I suspect it is something small and silly in my

I would appreciate if someone could glance over the code and see if they
spot it - here it is:


    <%= link_to_remote "YES",
          :url => {:controller => 'users',
                   :action => 'toggle_user_roles',
                   :params => {:user_id =>, :role_id =>,
:has_role => true}}%>


<td id='1_1' style="text-align:center;" class="yes_style">
    <a href="#" onclick="new
{asynchronous:true, evalScripts:true}); return false;">YES</a>

The problem is not in the controller as this onClick does not actually
the controller.

thanks in advance
askme (Guest)
on 2007-03-23 13:37
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Please check if you included the appropriate public/javascripts(/
prototype) files  in your view ..
Add this line in the view:
 <%= javascript_include_tag :defaults %>

It is a good idea to put this line in the layout file (/app/views/
layout/application.rhtml), so that all the javascripts would be
available in all the views...

-- askme
Mischa B. (Guest)
on 2007-03-23 13:38
I think it's because of this part in the Ajax.Request: :id.:format

It looks strange and I don't think it should be there. It could have to
do something with routing...?


Ivor P. (Guest)
on 2007-03-23 13:41
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thanks, it was working seconds ago, then I decided I wanted to use a
different layout, made some other minor changes and suddenly it didn't

Thanks for the help!
Ivor P. (Guest)
on 2007-03-23 15:30
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it was because id did not include the js libraries. the :id.:format is
because I am sending 2 params accross, not just the default :id, me
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