Ruby on Rails Tuesday, March 28, 2017


On Wed, Mar 29, 2017, at 02:37, tom wrote:
> hi,i am trying to use ror on a legacy system.
> model:
> belongs_to :ProvincialTaxAreaCode, class_name: "TaxArea", foreign_key:
> "ProvincialTaxAreaCode" #, primary_key: "ProvincialTaxAreaCode"
> ProvincialTaxAreaCode is a varchar(20)
> html-slect:
> <select class="select optional form-control"
> name="record[ProvincialTaxAreaCode]"
> id="record_ProvincialTaxAreaCode"><option value=""></option>
> <option value="1">test- 123</option></select>
> error:
> ActiveRecord::AssociationTypeMismatch (TaxArea(#109333370) expected, got
> String(#70918210)):
> how can i still use the varchar field without converting it???

I don't think you can use same name for attribute and association
because it'll be confusing (what does model.ProvincialTaxAreaCode mean?
Is it the attribute or the association?). Try naming the association
something else.

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