Rails : Handling Multiple submit buttons

You can’t submit to multiple paths. Just submit everything to the same action:

<%= submit_tag "add" %>
<%= submit_tag "subtract" %>
<%= submit_tag "multiply" %>

This gives you the following html:

<input type="submit" value="add" name="commit" />
<input type="submit" value="subtract" name="commit" />
<input type="submit" value="multiply" name="commit" />

And in your controller:

if params[:commit] == "add"
  # addition
elsif params[:commit] == "subtract"
  # subtraction
elsif params[:commit] == "multiply"
  # multiplication

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