Forum: Ruby on Rails Hiding and expanding form fields?

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Conrad T. (Guest)
on 2006-03-04 09:16
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Hi, I'm wanting to create a form where some of the for fields are
hidden until the user clicks the advanced link.  BTW, I'm looking for
the functionality similar to the Rails Welcome page (i.e.
http://localhost:3000).  The relevant link hear is as follows:

http://localhost:3000/rails_info/properties

In short, it seems to be a expand and collapse functionality using
AJAX.  However, I'll be using form elements instead.  For example,

<input type="text" name="my_text_field" value="" size="20" />

Well, I must go and thanks in advance.

Peace,

-Conrad
Manish S. (Guest)
on 2006-03-04 10:38
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havent verified this but,

i think you can use link_to_function and have the function be something
you
define.  I think you can define it right there using function() {
Element.toggle(your_input_element); Element.toggle(some other element) }

Or you could just write a custom function and have it referenced in the
link_to_function call.
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