I AM TRYING TO MAKE A DAMN TOGGLE BOX, BUT USING MY OWN GRAPHIC AND
THE MOUSECLICK TRIGGER BOTH SWITCHING THE GRAPHIC (via AJAX) AND SAVING
STATE IN THE DATABASE.
I GOT IT ALL WORKING WITH NORMAL HTML GET CALLS TO THE SERVER, BUT I
TO BE AJAXIFIED SO THAT THE PAGE DOESN’T RELOAD.
AND TO COMPLICATE MATTERS, IT HAS TO WORK IN A TABLE WITH AN ARBITRARY
NUMBER OF ENTRIES, AND MUST OF COURSE SPECIFICALLY UPDATE ITS OWN ROW
I have an orders table. I want to have a graphic within <div id=<%= ‘"’
order.id + ‘"’ + ‘>’ %>IMAGE, which when clicked calls the
link_to_remote method with an :action => “toggle”.
The toggle method then determines the current state of a BOOLEAN field
the database, switch that field, and then render with a call to the rjs
file, which I want to update the image by replacing it with another
If this new image is clicked it would go through a similar process to
back to the original state.
But alas I cannot quite get there, because I can’t seem to figure out
get rjs to take a variable so that it will update only the tag on the
where the graphic is found. I basically need to be able to pass in
order.idas the name of the html id to rjs, which apparently can only
I wonder if a partial would solve this issue? Oh, will I ever be a
jedi or must I always remain a padawan?