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Ram (Guest)
on 2009-03-18 14:00
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Hi all,

Im trying to implement redbox for submitting some small forms. Here's
the code im using.

#redbox link
<%= link_to_remote_redbox 'Change Password', :url => {:controller
=> :users, :action => :change_password, :id => @user.id}, :method
=> :get %>

#users controller

  def change_password
    @user = User.find(params[:id])
    respond_to do |format|
      format.html
      format.js {render :layout => "modal"}
    end
    rescue ActiveRecord::RecordNotFound
      permission_denied
  end

#modal layout

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://
www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
  <title>Invoicing</title>

  <link rel="stylesheet" href="/stylesheets/styles.css" type="text/css"
media="screen" charset="utf-8" />
  <%= javascript_include_tag :defaults %>
        <%= javascript_include_tag "redbox"%>
</head>
<body>

    <%= yield %>

</body>
</html>

#change_password.js.erb

<div id="hidden_content_<%=@user.id%>_users_change_password">
<% form_for :user, :url => changed_password_user_path(@user), :html =>
{:method => 'put'} do |f| %>
  <div>Old  : <%= f.password_field :old_password, :size => 15 %></div>
  <div>New  : <%= f.password_field :password, :size => 15 %></div>
  <div>Confirm     : <%= f. password_field :confirm_password, :size =>
15 %></div>
  <p><%= f.submit "Change" %></p>
<% end %>
<%= link_to_close_redbox "Cancel" %>
</div>

Now when i click the link, the RedBox Overlay is shown but the form
does not turn up. Only the overlay is shown. If i check the dev log,
it says the action has been successfully called and the rendering has
been done.
What am i doing wrong here? Any ideas?
My best guess is that the JS is screwing up things somewhere. Or, I
could be doing something basically very wrong.. :D
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