On 1/30/08, laredotornado <laredotornado / zipmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have this form ...
>
> <% for i in 1 .. 5 %>
>    <tr><td>
>        <table>
>          <tr>
>            <td><%= text_field("ec_line_item", "prescription_number",
> "index" => i) %></td>
>            <td><%= text_field("ec_line_item", "description", "index"
> => i) %></td>
>          </tr>
>          <tr>
>            <td align="center">Prescription Number</td>
>            <td align="center">Description</td>
>          </tr>
>        </table>
>      </td></tr>
> <% end %>
>
> Now on my controller end I would like to save the objects (each object
> is of class "ec_line_item" with attributes "prescription_number" and
> "description") but only if the prescription_number attribute is not
> empty.  What's the most efficient way of doing this?

First, this is really a question for the rails group.
http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk/topics

That said, you should check out Ryan Bates series of 3 RailsCasts starting with:
http://railscasts.com/episodes/73

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