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Add seach, tel, url and email inputs as 'Other Helpers of Interest'

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1 parent b9ac90d commit 9f888b0299f40b457501162a6bfa471d70b1cb3a @raybaxter raybaxter committed with fxn Jul 17, 2011
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  1. +11 −3 railties/guides/source/form_helpers.textile
@@ -170,12 +170,16 @@ IMPORTANT: Always use labels for each checkbox and radio button. They associate
h4. Other Helpers of Interest
-Other form controls worth mentioning are the text area, password input and hidden input:
+Other form controls worth mentioning are the text area, password input, hidden input, search input, tel input, url input and email input:
<erb>
<%= text_area_tag(:message, "Hi, nice site", :size => "24x6") %>
<%= password_field_tag(:password) %>
<%= hidden_field_tag(:parent_id, "5") %>
+<%= search_field(:user, :name) %>
+<%= telephone_field(:user, :phone) %>
+<%= url_field(:user, "homepage) %>
+<%= email_field(:user, :address) %>
</erb>
output:
@@ -184,13 +188,17 @@ output:
<textarea id="message" name="message" cols="24" rows="6">Hi, nice site</textarea>
<input id="password" name="password" type="password" />
<input id="parent_id" name="parent_id" type="hidden" value="5" />
+<input id="user_name" name="user[name]" size="30" type="search" />
+<input id="user_phone" name="user[phone]" size="30" type="tel" />
+<input id="user_homepage" size="30" name="user[homepage]" type="url" />
+<input id="user_address" size="30" name="user[address]" type="email" />
</html>
-Hidden inputs are not shown to the user, but they hold data like any textual input. Values inside them can be changed with JavaScript.
+Hidden inputs are not shown to the user, but they hold data like any textual input. Values inside them can be changed with JavaScript. The search, tel, url and email inputs are specified in HTML5 and may receive special handling and/or formatting
+in some user-agents.
TIP: If you're using password input fields (for any purpose), you might want to configure your application to prevent those parameters from being logged.
-
h3. Dealing with Model Objects
h4. Model Object Helpers

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