Forum: Ruby on Rails Select Lists

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57d2594584b9c4e2b6fb2059968b3d84?d=identicon&s=25 John (Guest)
on 2006-04-30 20:42
Is there any way to trigger a controller action when the user picks an
option from a selection list?
C62eb10afff640cb0fa31cfaa07f6715?d=identicon&s=25 Davy Campano (Guest)
on 2006-05-03 18:56
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Here's one that I use:

  <%= select(:order, :customer_id, @customers, {:include_blank => true},
  { :onchange => remote_function(:url => {:action => :get_address},
:complete => "eval(request.responseText)", :with => "'customer_id='+
escape(value)")}) %>

This triggers the get_address action and passes the value from the
box as a GET parameter.
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