Thanks Douglas,

That is exactly the same solution as I'm using now (I describe that in 
the first post), but I'm looking fore a more elegant solution (without case)
..
Any ideas?
Igor.


Douglas Livingstone wrote:
> 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.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
> 
> 
>