#51 ✓resolved
Marcel Ruegenberg

Multiple conditions on single attribute?

Reported by Marcel Ruegenberg | February 11th, 2009 @ 07:10 AM

Is it possible to have multiple conditions on a single attribute?

search = User.new_search
search.conditions.name_like = "Foo"
search.conditions.or_name_like = "Bar"

Currently, this only uses one of the two conditions, it generates something like

... WHERE name LIKE "Foo"
instead of joining the two conditions with OR.

My current workaround is to use groups:

search = User.new_search
search.conditions.group do |group|
  group.or_group do |group|
    group.name_like = "Foo"
  end
  group.or_group do |group|
    group.name_like = "Bar"
  end
end

This works, but is kind of verbose...

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