Forum: RSpec rspecing rjs - form.reset('form')

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Andrei E. (Guest)
on 2008-12-11 06:36
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Steve R. (Guest)
on 2008-12-11 10:26
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On Dec 10, 2008, at 10:27 AM, Andrei E. wrote:

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> Andrei

I tend not to use rjs much, but what I suspect you are looking for is
the response to contain a particular snippet of Javascript. So, it
might look sort of like:

it "should send Javascript to reset the form" do
   post :action_that_resets_the_form
   response.should have_text(/$('form').reset()/)

Does this sound like what you are looking for?
Andrei E. (Guest)
on 2008-12-12 08:11
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Thank you for your help. I still need a bit of help on calling have_text

I tried your version and it failed. Then I tried a couple of variations

response.should have_text(/$('Form').reset(\"tag_form\")/) but I got
error message:

expected /$('Form').reset(\"tag_form\")/, got

Also tried:

response.should have_text(/Form.reset(\"tag_form\")/)  That also failed.
Steve R. (Guest)
on 2008-12-12 09:08
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What you are looking for is the string:


Ignore the escaping backslashes in the output from the matcher. To
tell have_text that it can appear anyplace in the body of the
response, use the regex /Form.reset("tag_form")/ in your call to

So, this should work:

response.should have_text(/Form.reset("tag_form")/)

Hope this works for you. Oh, and you might want to branch out and make
sure that the content-type is text/javascript.

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