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Hi guys, I have an app listing a bunch of inventory items and on my views I am showing columns with item.created_at and item.updated_at. After following this tutorial I have all of my columns sorting fine with the "arrows", except that I can't get the item.created_at and item.updated_at columns to sort. Any tips?

Thanks for any help!!!

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Troy, yeah, it's just an updatable list of printers. Not doing it in Active Directory. Hopefully someone can help with my issues :)!

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Thanks for all of the awesome tutorials Ryan!!! I'm a total Rails/coding newbie and I managed to build a directory of printers for my IT dept with your help :). Now I followed this tutorial to try and get emails sent via a Gmail account to a list address (newprinter@domain.org) whenever a new printer is added to the directory. However, I'm stumped as to how to get this working with my rails app and I hope you or someone else can help. Please be gentle with me :). My app is a little different from your example code as I don't require a user registration, it's just a simple directory listing printers (make, model, IP address, IP address, etc.), and people can add/edit/delete printers from the "directory". I am including code from my app which I think is relevant below, although I could be wrong :). There's probably something horribly obvious to you or others which I am not seeing or able to figure out. I'd appreciate any help in advice on getting this working. Or if I should be going a different route to send the emails, please let me know.

TIA,
Mark

Sample from my setup_mail.rb

ActionMailer::Base.smtp_settings = {
:address => "smtp.gmail.com",
:port => "587",
:domain => "mail.gmail.com",
:user_name => "myitdept@gmail.com",
:password => "secret",
:authentication => "plain",
:enable_starttls_auto => true
}

ActionMailer::Base.default_url_options[:host] = "localhost:80"
Mail.register_interceptor(DevelopmentMailInterceptor) if Rails.env.development?
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Sample from my notifier.rb

class Notifier < ActionMailer::Base
default :from => "myitdept@gmail.com"

def newprinter_notification(list)
@list = "newprinter@domain.org"
mail(:to => @list, :subject => "New Printer Added to Directory")
end

end
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Sample from my printers_controller.rb

def create
@printer = Printer.new(params[:printer])

respond_to do |format|
  if @printer.save
    Notifier.newprinter_notification(@list).deliver
    format.html { redirect_to @printer, notice: 'Printer was successfully created.' }
    format.json { render json: @printer, status: :created, location: @printer }
  else
    format.html { render action: "new" }
    format.json { render json: @printer.errors, status: :unprocessable_entity }
  end
end

end
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