Forum: Ruby on Rails Controller part of in-place editing

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H. Wade M. (Guest)
on 2006-01-13 18:49
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I'm doing some incremental improvements on scaffolding, and want to add
in-place editing to an admin section.  I think I may have the view part
working right (at least, the editor pops up as expected) with this in my
view:

###
<% for link in @links %>
   <tr>
     <td> <div id="<%= 'url' + link.id.to_s -%>"><%= link.url
%></div></td>
     <%= in_place_editor ('url' + link.id.to_s, :url => {:action =>
'edit_inplace'} ) %>
     <td> <div id="<%= 'title_' + link.id.to_s -%>"><%= link.title
%></div></td>
     <%= in_place_editor ('title_' + link.id.to_s) %>
     <td> <div id="<%= 'user_' + link.id.to_s -%>"><%= link.user
%></div></td>
     <%= in_place_editor ('user_' + link.id.to_s) %>
     <td> <div id="<%= 'date_' + link.id.to_s -%>"><%= link.date
%></div></td>
     <%= in_place_editor ('date_' + link.id.to_s) %>
     <td> <div id="<%= 'updated_' + link.id.to_s -%>"><%= link.updated
%></div></td>
     <%= in_place_editor ('updated_' + link.id.to_s) %>
     <td><%= link_to 'Destroy', { :action => 'destroy', :id => link },
:confirm => 'Are you sure?' %></td>
   </tr>
<% end %>
###

However, after reading the docs on the in_place_editor and
in_place_edit_for controller macro, I'm pretty stumped as to what I need
to put into my controller to actually get the editing going.  Should it
be
the in_place_edit_for?  Should I be using in_place_editor_field instead
of
in_place_editor?

Does anyone have a working example I could use, or have any advice to
offer?

--Wade
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