Ruby on Rails Tuesday, March 28, 2017

hi,i am trying to use ror on a legacy system.

   belongs_to :ProvincialTaxAreaCode, class_name: "TaxArea", foreign_key: "ProvincialTaxAreaCode" #, primary_key: "ProvincialTaxAreaCode"

ProvincialTaxAreaCode is a varchar(20)

<select class="select optional form-control" name="record[ProvincialTaxAreaCode]" id="record_ProvincialTaxAreaCode"><option value=""></option>
<option value="1">test- 123</option></select>

ActiveRecord::AssociationTypeMismatch (TaxArea(#109333370) expected, got String(#70918210)):

how can i still use the varchar field without converting it???

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