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Hey, i’m trying to iterate over the grouped results of a :group

for example, like a city, has_many :buildings, :group => “neighbourhood”

or @city.buildings.find(:group => “neighbourhood_id”)

or even if i were to grab it straight from sql,

how do i iterate over the result ?

i thought maybe it would be key value, key being the neighbourhood id
and value being the collection, however that didnt seem to work for me.

what i would like accomplish is being able to display the of buildings
for each neighbourhood.

any ideas ?



Hi David,

Collections should work in a has_many relationship. In my example below,
Customer model has_many :addresses
Addresses are of the Array class

class Customer < ActiveRecord::Base
has_many :addresses

Customer and Address tables might look something like:

create_table “customers” do |t|
t.column “number”, :string, :limit => 50
t.column “name”, :string, :default => “”, :null => false

create_table “addresses” do |t|
t.column “customer_id”, :integer, :default => 0, :null => false
t.column “street”, :string, :default => “”, :null => false
t.column “city”, :string, :default => “”, :null => false

Some data:

insert into customers values
(1, ‘10001’, ‘AAA Cooper’),
(2, ‘10002’, ‘Absolute’);

insert into addresses values
(1, 1, ‘1751 Kinsey Road’, ‘Vancouver’),
(2, 1, ‘101-11312-98 Avenue’, ‘Grande Prairie’),
(3, 2, ‘800 Cabin Hill Dr’, ‘Greensburg’),

Console testing:

ruby script\console

=> #<Customer:0x39251f0 @attributes={“name”=>“AAA Cooper”,
“number”=>“10001”, “id”=>“1”, “address_id”=>“1”}>



c.addresses.each {|x| p}
Grand Prairie

I use collect in my rhtml templates like so:

<% for customer in @customers %>

<%=h %>     <%= link_to 'Show', :action => 'show', :id => customer %> <%= link_to 'Delete', { :action => 'destroy', :id => customer }, :confirm => 'Are you sure?', :post => true %> <% for addr in customer.addresses.collect %>   <%=h addr.street %> <%=h %> <% end end %>

Hope this helps!

Ok, found it:

The header tag is what I needed.


On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Nicholas H.