Using a helper from the console

I’ve got a couple of helper functions in my application_helper file that
I would like to run from the console (for debugging).

What is the correct way to invoke a helper from the console?

_Kevin

I’ve got a similar question - I want to run a method defined in
ApplicationHelper on the console, but using helper.method() doesn’t
work. Should it?

Thanks,
Simon

On 24 May 2006 17:07:56 -0000, Kevin O.

load ‘application_helper.rb’

and then just call the functions in the module.

If you make changes to the file, just retype the line.

Cheers
Nic

normally, you cannot run helpers or controllers through rails console;
however, you can add this by editing the console script and added the
following line:
require File.dirname(FILE) + “/…/config/environment.rb”
after the line that requires boot.rb

I found this out from
http://rails.techno-weenie.net/question/2006/7/19/importing-local-files-through-file_column-w-backgroundrb

The link is about backgroundrb, but the premise is the same.

Jason

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