Radio Component API
The form_radio component is Vue.js driven child component of the matestack_form component and is used to collect user input.
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matestack_form my_form_config do
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form_radio key: :status, options: { 'active': 1, 'deactive': 0 }, #...
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end
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Parameters

key - required

Defines the key which should be used when posting the form data to the server.

options - required

Can either be an Array or Hash:
Array usage
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matestack_form my_form_config do
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form_radio key: :status, options: [0, 1]
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end
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will render:
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<input id="status_0" name="status_0" type="radio" value="0">
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<label for="status_0">
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0
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</label>
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<input id="status_1" name="status_1" type="radio" value="1">
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<label for="status_1">
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1
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</label>
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Hash usage
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matestack_form my_form_config do
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form_select key: :status, options: { 'active': 1, 'deactive': 0 }
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end
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will render:
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<input id="status_1" name="status_active" type="radio" value="1">
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<label for="status_1">
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active
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</label>
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<input id="status_0" name="status_deactive" type="radio" value="0">
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<label for="status_0">
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deactive
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</label>
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The hash values will be used as values for the options, the keys as displayed values.
ActiveRecord Enum Mapping
If you want to use ActiveRecord enums as options for your radio input, you can use the enum class method:
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class Conversation < ActiveRecord::Base
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enum status: { active: 0, archived: 1 }
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end
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matestack_form my_form_config do
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form_radio key: :status, options: Conversation.statuses
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end
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disabled_values

NOT IMPLEMENTED YET

init

Defines the init value of the radio input. If mapped to an ActiveRecord model, the init value will be derived automatically from the model instance.
Pass in an Integer:
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matestack_form my_form_config do
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form_radio key: :status, [1,2,3], init: 1
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end
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placeholder

Defines the placeholder which will be rendered as first, disabled option.

label

NOT IMPLEMENTED YET
You can also use the label component in order to create a label for this input.

Custom Radio

If you want to create your own radio component, that's easily done since v.1.3.0.
  • Create your own Ruby component:
app/matestack/components/my_form_radio.rb
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class Components::MyFormRadio < Matestack::Ui::VueJs::Components::Form::Radio
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vue_name "my-form-radio"
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# optionally add some data here, which will be accessible within your Vue.js component
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def vue_props
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{
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foo: "bar"
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}
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end
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def response
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# exactly one root element is required since this is a Vue.js component template
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div class: "your-custom-markup" do
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render_options
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render_errors
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end
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end
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end
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  • Create the corresponding Vue.js component:
Generic code:
app/matestack/components/my_form_radio.js
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const myFormRadio = {
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mixins: [MatestackUiVueJs.componentMixin, MatestackUiVueJs.formRadioMixin],
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template: MatestackUiVueJs.componentHelpers.inlineTemplate,
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data() {
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return {};
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},
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methods: {
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afterInitialize: function(value){
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// optional: if you need to modify the initial value
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// use this.setValue(xyz) in order to change the value
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// this method can be used in other methods or mounted hook of this component as well!
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this.setValue(xyz)
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}
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},
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mounted: function(){
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// use/initialize any third party library here
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// you can access the default initial value via this.componentConfig["init_value"]
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// if you need to, you can access your own component config data which added
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// within the prepare method of the corresponding Ruby class
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// this.componentConfig["foo"] would be "bar" in this case
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}
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}
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export default myFormRadio
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// and register in your application js file like:
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appInstance.component('my-form-radio', myFormRadio) // register at appInstance
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  • Don't forget to require and register the custom component JavaScript according to your JS setup!
  • Finally, use it within a matestack_form:
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matestack_form some_form_config do
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Components::MyFormRadio.call(key: :foo, options: [1,2,3])
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end
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