Forum: Ruby on Rails single database field --> multiple fields on form

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Bas (Guest)
on 2006-04-09 14:48
I'm trying to figure out how to break a single database field
up into multiple fields on a form.

I know this can be done with dates, but I need a generic form (I want to
break my single database field up into >50 forms).

Thanks in advance,
Bas (Guest)
on 2006-04-09 18:00
I think I've found an answer in the following:

"Saving arrays, hashes, and other non-mappable objects in text columns"

text_field also has the :index option, although I haven't found any
official documentation on it: see
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