Can't access my plugin views

I have created a plugin with a controller and views inside lib/app of
the folder. I have added the controller's folder to the LOAD_PATH, but
not the views. When using the plugin, the controller is loaded, but not
the view of the action. It always searches on RAILS_ROOT/app/views, not
in my plugins folder. I have followed the Rails guides about how to
create plugins, but it does not explain how to render views inside a
plugin. Can anyone help? Should I put some code to user the plugin
views?

I'll appreciate any help.

I have created a plugin with a controller and views inside lib/app of
the folder. I have added the controller's folder to the LOAD_PATH, but
not the views. When using the plugin, the controller is loaded, but not
the view of the action. It always searches on RAILS_ROOT/app/views, not
in my plugins folder. I have followed the Rails guides about how to
create plugins, but it does not explain how to render views inside a
plugin. Can anyone help? Should I put some code to user the plugin
views?

What version of rails do you have ? In 2.3 the easiest way to do this
is add a rails engine, in which case this should all just work,
provided that the plugin has the correct directory structure (it needs
to look a bit like an app ie controller in plugin/app/controllers,
views in plugin/app/views
Prior to that you have to do a bit more messing around -
ActionController has a view_paths setting which controls where it
searches for stuff.

Fred

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