Retrieving a data according to a given name

i have a table called reply which has id, name, addressi wanna retrieve
address when a given name, so can anyone
tell how can i do it.
i can retrieve data using modelname.find(anyid),but i can’t
do it for any name

ModelName.find_by_name(‘some_name’).
I have a doubt with your table it should be replies rather than reply
coz’ table name are plural form of model name in ROR (if you stick
with convention over configuration).

On Nov 1, 9:47 am, “Ishara G.” [email protected]

oh thanx,it was a mistake,il try ur code

2008/11/1 mrbless [email protected]

i tried it but iv got this errorNoMethodError in Agent
replyController#show

undefined method `find_by_name’ for #Class:0x3bf8210

2008/11/1 Ishara G. [email protected]

Why don’t you try it out from your console. And if it work from there
than you should have some problem in your controller.
plz try it out from your console and let me know.

On Nov 1, 10:04 am, “Ishara G.” [email protected]

it was success,thankx

2008/11/1 Ishara G. [email protected]

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