I think you're asking if it's possible to add attributes to AR- 
derived classes.  Yes:

class Person < ActiveRecord::Base
   attr_accessor :my_transient_field
end

p = Person.new
p.my_transient_field = 1
# the value of my_transient_field will not be stored in the database

Duane Johnson
http://blog.inquirylabs.com/

On Mar 21, 2007, at 4:35 PM, PerfectDayToChaseTornados wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Is it possible to have transient fields in a class that extends
> ActiveRecord? If so how do I acheive it?
>
> Thanks :-)
>
> -- 
> pdtct
>
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