Forum: Ruby on Rails Updating a relationship in a has_many and belongs_to

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Baf018e2cc4616e4776d323215c7136c?d=identicon&s=25 Alex (Guest)
on 2006-04-07 23:29
As the subjects suggests I'm trying to reiterate through certain pages,
assigning them to certain menus. My code is as follows

When  I run the Below the position updates fine, but the menu_id in Page
doesn't seem to change it all.
params["group_#{params[:id]}"].each_with_index do |id, position|
		Page.update(id, :position => position + 1, :menu => menu)

When I run the Below it sometimes works but always says: You have a nil
object when you didn't expect it!The error occured while evaluating

params["group_#{params[:id]}"].each_with_index do |id, position|
		@page = Page.find(id)
		@page.position = position + 1!
		@page = nil
		Page.find_by_sql(["UPDATE pages SET menu_id = ? WHERE id =
?;",params[:id], id])

Basically what I need is either a way to actually save the new menu
relationship, which isn't happening in the first example, or to edit the
'menu_id' manually with sql. How can I access the SQL directly in rails
(without find_by_sql)?
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