Forum: Ruby on Rails Quick question - access attributes through form helper?

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Mark D. (Guest)
on 2009-06-01 16:41
So within a form_for/fields_for can I access the field attributes.
[code=ruby]<%= form.text_field :name %>#gives me a text box with the
value of :name %>
<%= form.label :name %>#gives me a label with 'name' when I need the
value of :name %>
  # Can I also do something
<%= form.text_field :category %>#gives me a text box with true or false
 <% if :category %> # access an attribute in this way in order to affect
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