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Provides form and link helpers. Supports rails 2.3.6+ and rails 3.

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Rails helpers for the MagicDoor generator gem

Provides form and link helpers. Supports rails 2.3.6+ and rails 3.

Quick start

Install the magic_door gem and include it in your Gemfile or environment.rb file.

Set the magic door defaults (you'll probably do so in the envirnoment.rb file):

  :public_path      => File.join('buttons', 'cache'),
  :source_path      => File.join(RAILS_ROOT, 'public', 'images', 'buttons'),
  :destination_path => File.join(RAILS_ROOT, 'public', 'images', 'buttons', 'cache'),
  :split_at         => 11,
  :css              => "padding: 10;
                        font-weight: bold;
                        font-size: 14;
                        color: #fff; text-align: center;
                        text-shadow: #42180a 0 1;
                        font: #{File.join(RAILS_ROOT, 'data', 'fonts', 'MyriadPro-Semibold.otf')}"

In the example above, as you may have noticed the :public_path option doesn't include the “images” directory because the custom helpers are using the image_path method.

options = {
  :css => 'left: -5; padding: 22',
  :image => 'button.png'

To use the previous options hash on a link, add it as the last (4th) param.

link_to "hello-world", root_path, {}, {}

The other helper available is the form_for submit tag. It's implemented by a custom builder.

<%= form_for(@article, {:builder => CustomFormBuilder}) do |f| %>
  <%= f.submit %>
<% end %>

If you need to use it across the entire app you may want to set it as a default in your environment.rb file:

ActionView::Base.default_form_builder = CustomFormBuilder


Author and copyright © 2010 Daniel Mircea <>, released under the MIT license

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