Forum: Ruby on Rails Newbie - populating select list from db - BUMP :)

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Dan Apostol (Guest)
on 2006-03-23 12:04
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in the same problem with a select with some values from db:

the following select in test.rhtml:

<%= select(:listSetting, :code, @listSettings) %>


@listSettings  = ListSetting.find(:all, :order => "code").map {|u|
[u.code,] }

i have an observer_field defined in test.rhml as below:

<%= observe_field("listSetting_code",
       :update => "values_span",
       :url => {:action => :listSetting_code}
which will observe the select object and run the code from
ListSetting_code method from controller.

the log after changing the select is as below:

Processing ListAdminController#listSetting_code (for at
2006-03-22 14:39:17) [POST]
 Parameters: {"action"=>"listSetting_code", "value"=>"listSetting_code",
"1"=>"", "controller"=>"list_admin"}

2 short n00b questions:

1. what it means "1"=>"" in the log file?
2. how do I get the value of option selected in controller method?


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