password_field(object_name, method, options = {}) public

Returns an input tag of the "password" type tailored for accessing a specified attribute (identified by method) on an object assigned to the template (identified by object). Additional options on the input tag can be passed as a hash with options. These options will be tagged onto the HTML as an HTML element attribute as in the example shown.


  password_field(:login, :pass, :size => 20)
  # => <input type="text" id="login_pass" name="login[pass]" size="20" value="#{@login.pass}" />

  password_field(:account, :secret, :class => "form_input")
  # => <input type="text" id="account_secret" name="account[secret]" value="#{@account.secret}" class="form_input" />

  password_field(:user, :password, :onchange => "if $('user[password]').length > 30 { alert('Your password needs to be shorter!'); }")
  # => <input type="text" id="user_password" name="user[password]" value="#{@user.password}" onchange = "if $('user[password]').length > 30 { alert('Your password needs to be shorter!'); }"/>

  password_field(:account, :pin, :size => 20, :class => 'form_input')
  # => <input type="text" id="account_pin" name="account[pin]" size="20" value="#{@account.pin}" class="form_input" />
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