and end?

what do you mean "call a method but tell it not to return"? Do you
not want the method to return a value? Do you not want the method to
return at all, thereby blocking the process?

Adam

Going by your example and assuming that you just have it a bit wrong...

  render :partial => 'test' and return

...which will do the render, but then return from the method (this is just Ruby syntax). The side-effect of this to avoid the rest of the method and is often used when doing error handling (like: redirect_to :action => 'index' and return)

-Rob

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