Module: ActionsHelper

Defined in:
app/helpers/actions_helper.rb

Overview

Helpers to create action links. This default implementation supports regular links with an icon and a label. To change the general style of action links, change the method #action_link, e.g. to generate a button. The common crud actions show, edit, destroy, index and add are provided here.

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#action_icon(icon, label = nil) ⇒ Object

Outputs an icon for an action with an optional label.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 16

def action_icon(icon, label = nil)
  html = tag.span('', class: "icon icon-#{icon}")
  html << ' ' << label if label
  html
end

A generic helper method to create action links. These link could be styled to look like buttons, for example.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 9

def action_link(label, icon = nil, url = {}, html_options = {})
  add_css_class html_options, 'action btn btn-light'
  link_to(icon ? action_icon(icon, label) : label,
          url, html_options)
end

Standard add action to given path. Uses the current model_class if no path is given.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 56

def add_action_link(path = nil, url_options = {})
  path ||= path_args(model_class)
  path = path.is_a?(String) ? path : new_polymorphic_path(path, url_options)
  action_link(ti('link.add'), 'plus', path)
end

Standard destroy action to the given path. Uses the current entry if no path is given.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 39

def destroy_action_link(path = nil)
  path ||= path_args(entry)
  action_link(ti('link.delete'), 'remove', path,
              data: { confirm: ti(:confirm_delete),
                      method: :delete })
end

Standard edit action to given path. Uses the current entry if no path is given.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 31

def edit_action_link(path = nil)
  path ||= path_args(entry)
  path = path.is_a?(String) ? path : edit_polymorphic_path(path)
  action_link(ti('link.edit'), 'pencil', path)
end

Standard list action to the given path. Uses the current model_class if no path is given.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 48

def index_action_link(path = nil, url_options = { returning: true })
  path ||= path_args(model_class)
  path = path.is_a?(String) ? path : polymorphic_path(path, url_options)
  action_link(ti('link.list'), 'list', path)
end

Standard show action to the given path. Uses the current entry if no path is given.


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# File 'app/helpers/actions_helper.rb', line 24

def show_action_link(path = nil)
  path ||= path_args(entry)
  action_link(ti('link.show'), 'zoom-in', path)
end