Think about that as a web album.
I display multiple images on a page, with check box below each.
User selects some images and chose action: rotate, flip, delete, ...

So I need to post a form with selected check boxes, but the action 
depends on the user choice.



Premshree Pillai wrote:
> Um, you can have the various actions as functions within the
> Controller class. Why would you want to _choose_ actions from a
> function within the controller?
> 
> On 5/10/05, Igor Anic <ianic / 4dva.hr> wrote:
> 
>>Is there a way in rails to choose controller action to which form will
>>be submitted?
>>
>>Currently I have something like this:
>>
>>VIEW:
>><%= start_form_tag(:action => 'action_chooser', :id => @id %>
>>....
>><%= hidden_field_tag("action_type") %>
>><%= link_to_function "action1",
>>"document.frm.action_type.value='action1'; document.frm.submit()" %> <br>
>><%= link_to_function "action2",
>>"document.frm.action_type.value='action2'; document.frm.submit()" %> <br>
>>
>>CONTROLLER:
>>
>>def action_chooser
>>   case action_type
>>     when 'action1'
>>          ...
>>     when 'action2'
>>
>>I would like to have action1 and action2 functions in controller and
>>somehow choose on the client where to submit.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Igor.
>>
>>
> 
> 
>