Call Action on button Click

"Ashwin Vel" <velapanur@gmail.com> wrote in message news:c6eb2f16-e025-4d7c-b3ef-8a5e57fd9de2@c36g2000yqm.googlegroups.com...

Very simple question.

How do i have just a simple button without a form , which calls an
action on Click.

I think you want button_to, which works pretty much just like link_to. It actually creates an html form that has just one button and nothing else.