Forum: Ruby on Rails How do I only show items that belong to a certain user?

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David S. (Guest)
on 2008-10-20 01:06
I have a web application with users and their documents. Each user can
have many documents:

user.rb:

has_many :documents

document.rb:

belongs_to :user

document_controller.rb:

def index
    @documents = Document.find(:all)
end

I am using the restful_authentication plugin. Here is my question: How
do I get the controller to only show documents that belongs to each
user? Right now it shows all the documents for all the users.

I am using the latest version of Rails.
Walter McGinnis (Guest)
on 2008-10-20 01:56
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@current_user.documents rather Document.find(:all).
Cheers,
Walter McGinnis
Walter McGinnis (Guest)
on 2008-10-20 01:57
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Oh, I should say that I'm not sure what the actual user variable is when
using restful_authentication, but that is the concept you want to go
for.
Cheers,
Walter
Sazima (Guest)
on 2008-10-20 16:44
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@user.documents

Cheers, Sazima

On Oct 19, 7:06 pm, David S. <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>
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