How can I set selected value on select_tag

This is my select_tag code:

<%=select_tag ‘project_version_select’,
options_for_select(@project_versions)%>

How can I set the selected value for this select box?

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 4:04 AM, Zhao Yi
[email protected]wrote:

This is my select_tag code:

<%=select_tag ‘project_version_select’,
options_for_select(@project_versions)%>

How can I set the selected value for this select box?

Look at the documentation for #options_for_select (see
http://www.railsbrain.com/api/rails-2.2.2/doc/index.html?a=M002023&name=options_for_select).
It takes a second argument which specifies which option should be
selected.

–wpd

Patrick D. wrote:

<%=select_tag 'project_version_select',
options_for_select(@project_versions)%>

How can I set the selected value for this select box?

Look at the documentation for #options_for_select (see
http://www.railsbrain.com/api/rails-2.2.2/doc/index.html?a=M002023&name=options_for_select
http://www.railsbrain.com/api/rails-2.2.2/doc/index.html?a=M002023&name=options_for_select).
It takes a second argument which specifies which option should be selected.

Or instead use

@my_model_object = look_it_up()
select ‘my_model_object’, ‘my_attribute’,
my_map_of_strings_and_values

the non-_tag versions of all the helpers are much better because they
enforce
cleaner controller actions, and they are aware of your objects and
members so
they can make them sticky.


Phlip

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