Nested Attributes and find_or_create

Hi,

I’m using the new Nested Attributes to edit my models. It’s a
complicated relationship between 5 different models which are subclassed
from a ‘Metadata’ model. They all have has_and_belongs_to_many
relationships with the model I am trying to edit.

Unfortunately when I add a new nested attribute, it creates a new row in
the database. I need it to check up and determine if there is already a
nested attribute of the same name first. Is this possible?

I am exploring the find_or_create dynamic finder but I cannot figure out
how to integrate it with the nested attributes.

Thanks very much for your time

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