Checking whether or not scripting is enabled or disabled

Hi Joel,

There's a dozen topics on render .. something, none of which talks about
the issue I'm having. Anyone else want to explain how I can accomplish
this that can provide more than 7 words?

Many thanks in advance.

There's a dozen topics on render .. something, none of which talks about
the issue I'm having. Anyone else want to explain how I can accomplish
this that can provide more than 7 words?

Instead of loading the form via an ajax request, make it part of the
initial page. When the page loads, executes some javascript that hides
the search form. If javascript is disabled then that code doesn't run
and so the form isn't visible, if it is enabled then it will be
hidden.

Fred

Fred, thanks for the help. I was able to do:

<%= check_box "search", "info" %>
        <%= observe_field(:search_info, :on=>'click', :frequency=>0.25,
:update => :form_container, :with => :search_info, :url => { :action =>
:search_form }) %>
        <% controller.response.content_type = Mime::HTML%>
        <div id="hide_container"><%= render :partial => 'search'
%></div>
        <div id="form_container"></div>
        <%= javascript_tag render( :partial => 'hide_div.js.rjs') %>

And then in the rjs partial I placed:

page.hide :hide_container

This allowed the search partial to be displayed in the div id for
hide_container which is viewable by those without ajax/scripting
enabled. And the render for rjs hides that partial and the
checkbox/observer still allows the form to be viewed click/unclick.

It looks fairly clean.