Topic: Component and animations not working in Ruby on Rails src rendered turbo-frames
adlumin priority asked 4 months ago
Expected behavior Animations work correctly inside a Ruby on Rails turbo-frame rendered from a src url or from a turbo_stream.
Actual behavior I have a Ruby on Rails app. The animations for select, dropdown, and search work correctly when the elements and classes are used inside or outside a turbo-frame. But, when the turbo-frame is rendered from a src url or when an element is updated from a turbo_stream, the animations no longer work.
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Both search boxes are using the same HTML:
<div class="input-group mb-4"> <div class="form-outline"> <input type="search" id="form1" class="form-control" /> <label class="form-label" for="form1">Search</label> </div>
The top search input is outside of a turbo-frame. The bottom search input is inside a turbo-frame that was rendered from a src URL and lazy loaded.
Here the top input is focused and the animation works correctly outside the turbo-frame
Here the bottom input inside the turbo-frame is focused and the animation did not work and there is no blue outline around the input.
Here is an error reported in the Chrome browser console:
With the dropdown component, the dropdown works correctly outside a turbo-frame rendered from a src URL, but when inside, the fade in animation doesn't work.
With a select component outside a src rendered turbo-frame, it correctly generates the HTML for the new select dropdown and hides the element. When placed inside a src rendered turbo-frame, none of the HTML for the select component is generated and only the default select element is displayed with the default browser dropdown.
We have no experience with turbo link but it looks like a problem with component initialization. Try to initialize the components added by turbo link manually.
In the case of inputs, the appropriate code can be found here: https://mdbootstrap.com/docs/standard/forms/input-fields/#section-dynamic-input-initialization The other components have an API tab where you will find the code with which you can do init via JS
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