H() method in form partial

Hi
I have a doubt. Dont know it is valid. Just asking. I am trying to
reuse the same partial _form for both new and edit. So from new.html.erb
I call partial like

<%= render :partial => ‘user_fields’, :locals => {:f => f}%>

and in _user_fields.html.erb an example field as

<%= u.label :first_name,'First Name' %> <%= u.text_field :first_name,:maxlength => 50 %>

  My question is if I call this same partial in edit.html.erb also,

how can I apply the h() method like below (since this fields being
populated with value from db being an edit form)

<%=h u.label :first_name,'First Name' %> <%=h u.text_field :first_name,:maxlength => 50 %>

Thanks in advance
Tom

  My question is if I call this same partial in edit.html.erb also,

how can I apply the h() method like below (since this fields being
populated with value from db being an edit form)

<%=h u.label :first_name,'First Name' %> <%=h u.text_field :first_name,:maxlength => 50 %>

I’m pretty sure the text_field method will cover that for you - you
wouldn’t want to put the h where you have there or you’d end up escaping
the actual field.

If you really wanted to override the value then you could do something
like this:

<%= u.text_field :first_name, :value => h(your_value) %>

On 23 Mar, 07:46, Tom M. [email protected] wrote:

Hi
I have a doubt. Dont know it is valid. Just asking. I am trying to
reuse the same partial _form for both new and edit. So from new.html.erb
I call partial like

Well it is valid but not useful - The label help would generate
something like

<label for='first_name>First Name

But then h comes along and escapes the whole lot (not just the label
contents) - try it for yourself!

Fred

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