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Subject:   access from controller for :searchtext
Date:   2005-06-29 22:14:32
From:   vcosby
Response to: access from controller for :searchtext

aha!
maybe the api changed. it appears you have to grab it from the request's raw post or querystring.



def live_search
render_text "you searched for: " +
request.raw_post || request.query_string
end

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  • access from controller for :searchtext
    2005-10-10 11:11:52  mewren.com [View]

    I had the same problem. I had forgotten to include the library
    <%= javascript_include_tag "prototype" %>
    • access from controller for :searchtext
      2005-12-09 12:21:43  kevinmarshall [View]

      I was having a little trouble getting this to work too...so I added in a VERY generic test...ad in

      render_text @params.inspect

      This will show you all the fields you can access via the params ... you'll probably notice that the searchtext isn't listed, but rather the value you entered is being put there (at least that was my case) ... using the :with => "'searchtext='+value" mentioned above solved my problem ... but I thought it was worth mentioning this simple debugging approach for params