Forum: Ruby on Rails Options_from_collection_for_select -> Multiple fields in dis

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D9d1b31a337f46ac5e4dd56b55404f58?d=identicon&s=25 Dylan Markow (Guest)
on 2006-01-08 08:14
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17d01ff4326c26911481c7a77283b343?d=identicon&s=25 Eric Sloane (Guest)
on 2006-01-08 23:33
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Dylan - I asked this question recently and Mark JAmes answered;
Eric Sloane wrote:

 > How do you concatenate a first_name, last_name as the text method for
OFCFS? Damned if I can do it without error. Is it in the original select
for the collection?


Define an instance method in the model that returns first_name +
last_name
and use that as the text method in ofcfs.

And that works fine.
Cheers,
Eric.
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