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Code challenge: Paperclip Migrations

I've read through the documentation, which is pretty straightforward, and entered in what I thought was the right code (or it appears to make sense). But it still doesn't pass.

class CreateDocuments < ActiveRecord::Migration
  def change
    create_table(:documents) do |t|
      t.integer :user_id

 add_attachment :documents, :asset 


is "add_attachment :documents, :asset" not the right line?

5 Answers

The line you're looking for is:

add_attachment :documents, :attachment

I'm getting an error when I try to upload a file:

"Document model missing required attr_accessor for 'attachment_file_name'"

so I downloaded the project files to check to see what's wrong, and so many of the files look way different than after the second course. Am I supposed to just copy these over? I suppose I know what they do, but I don't understand why so much was done to edit the code between the second fails course and this one.

what is the right line? I still haven't been able to get through with all my intuitions failing me.

yeah it's confusing.

Oh, it's covered in the next video. Including installing paperclip. I think the quiz should probably be after the following video, which is "attaching files", rather than directly after "installing paperclip" which doesn't install paperclip at all (though to be fair it's in the notes).

The right line for the quiz? Oh, he covers it in the next video. The quiz is, I think, in the wrong place.