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Ruby

Rhys Park
Rhys Park
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Ajax in Form Create or Edit With Auto Complete

Hi am trying to create a form that either adds a record or updates it depending on if it is completed or not.

I have a form that uses the autocomplete gem for rails and what I need to do is to display the existing record if it is incomplete

So far I have it creating a record without problem Autocomplete has the following method

    $('#my_autocomplete_field').bind('railsAutocomplete.select', function(event, data){
      /* Do something here */
      alert(data.item.id);
    });

How do i use this, to display an incomplete record like

   If Ticket.find_by_fist(#inputboxdata)
    Ticket.edit
    else
    Ticket.new