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Added docs for :if options on sidebar and action items

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1 parent 06eec3d commit 813c86b000d937e67ff4cc61fa3322c1a60edfbf @gregbell gregbell committed Feb 3, 2012
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@@ -25,6 +25,13 @@ options.
"Need help? Email us at"
+If you want to conditionally display a sidebar section, use the :if option and
+pass it a proc which will be rendered within the context of the view.
+ sidebar :help, :if => proc{ current_admin_user.super_admin? }
+ "Only for super admins!"
+ end
If you only pass a symbol, Active Admin will attempt to locate a partial to render.
# Will render app/views/admin/posts/_help_sidebar.html.erb
@@ -92,6 +92,12 @@ post:
link_to('View on site', post_path(post)) if post.published?
+Actions items also accept the :if option to conditionally display them:
+ action_item :only => :show, :if => proc{ current_admin_user.super_admin? } do
+ "Only display this to super admins on the show screen"
+ end
### Page Titles
The page title for the custom action will be the internationalized version of

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