Hello Friendly Gurus, I have a volunteers table and an hours tables. I've edited the respective models to have: "hours belongs_to :volunteer" and "volunteers has_many :hours". My problem is, I don't know how to set the volunteer_id column in the hours table to the appropriate value so that hours will belong to volunteers. I've added the following line to list.rhtml in the volunteers view so I can pass the volunteer id to the hours new action: "<td><%= link_to 'Add Hours', :controller => 'hours', :action => 'new', :id => volunteer %></td> " My thought is that I would pass the volunteer id to the hours controller and convert it into a hidden field in the "new" form so that we can use it to populate the volunteer_id column. This is how the PHP Spaghetti coder in me would have done it, but I suppose there is a more elegant Rails way to do this. I hope you can help. Thank you in advance! -Sean Clark, Rails Nube and recovering PHP Spaghetti Coder
on 2006-01-06 13:47
on 2006-01-06 21:23
STFW, Sean! (Awesome! I got to finally do that to someone that won't be offended!) http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/onlamp/2005/01/20/rails.html - parts 4 and 5 begin to show how to tie 2 tables together.