Rails Plugin to generate Beautiful, Standards compliant HTML Forms
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README

FormFu
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FormFu is a Rails plugin that enables you to easily build nice, tableless forms


Maintainer Info
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Tyler Crocker
NeoRails.com

Looking for *the one* awesome rails developer to add to your project? I may be available to help out. Contact me at neorails@gmail.com. 


Installation
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script/plugin install git://github.com/neorails/view_fu.git

or

# Add this to your environment.rb
config.gem 'neorails-form_fu', :version => '>= 0.1',
                               :lib => 'form_fu',
                               :source => 'http://gems.github.com'


Usage
======

  Create a Basic Form for a Model
  <% build_form_for @widget do |f| %>
    <%= f.text_field :name %>
    <%= f.text_area :description %>
    <%= f.submit %>
  <% end %>
  
  --------
  
  Create Fields for a Model
  <% build_fields_for @address do |a| %>
    <%= a.text_field :street %>
    <%= a.text_field :city %>
    <%= a.select :state, State.to_select %>
  <% end %>
  
  --------
  
  Set up a label
  <%= f.text_field :name, :label => "Enter Your Name" %>  

  --------
  
  Change the separator
  <%= f.text_field :name, :separator => "" %>

  --------
  
  Take a Block (adds it to the field div)
  <% f.text_field :name do %>
    <div class="hint">
      please enter your name...
    </div>
  <% end %>

  --------
  
  Add options to the field
  <%= f.text_field :name, :field => {:class => "left"} %>

  --------

  Add an Error Messages Summary
  <%= f.error_messages %>
                                 
  --------
  
  Access the originals form_for helpers (prepend _input to names)
  <%= f.text_field_input :name %>
  outputs only a text_field input tag

Try my other plugins
======

If you like FormFu, you'll *love* ViewFu. It will help you deal with Stylesheets, Javascripts, Page titles, and adds tons of useful view helper methods.
https://github.com/neorails/view_fu


Copyright (c) 2008 NeoRails.com, released under the MIT license