Sure you can. If you have a field like this:

<inut type="hidden" name="foo" value="bar" />

Then in the controller, you can write:

def action_chooser
  case @params['foo']
    when 'bar'
         ...
    when 'foobar'

hth,
Douglas

On 5/10/05, Igor Anic <ianic / 4dva.hr> wrote:
> 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.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> 
>