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decrement_counter

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Ruby on Rails latest stable (v4.0.2) - 0 notes - Class: ActiveRecord::Base

Method deprecated or moved

This method is deprecated or moved on the latest stable version. The last existing version (v2.3.8) is shown here.

These similar methods exist in v4.0.2:

decrement_counter(counter_name, id) public

Decrement a number field by one, usually representing a count.

This works the same as increment_counter but reduces the column value by 1 instead of increasing it.

Parameters

  • counter_name - The name of the field that should be decremented.
  • id - The id of the object that should be decremented.

Examples

  # Decrement the post_count column for the record with an id of 5
  DiscussionBoard.decrement_counter(:post_count, 5)
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