Provide clean html/css handling of form fields with errors. Rails wraps error input fields with a div, to provide styling. We just add the css class directly to the error form field.
The default rails way can break html structure, and destroy placement/styling. We saw this happen mainly when you wrap form fields inside label tags.
Normal Rails html/css for error input fields
This works on input, textarea and select elements.
How to use
Install the plugin: script/plugin install git://github.com/xing/classy_field_errors.git
Put the css contained in sample/field_error_proc.css in your base css file
Longer explanation and context for this plugin here: Making Errors Look Good
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