[development] #pre_render - forms only?
pwolanin at gmail.com
Sat Jun 16 19:35:15 UTC 2007
I've noticed some funky problems with in HEAD rendering #prefix or
#suffix markup or just markup items within form collapsible fieldsets
(at least). Are there any other open issues for dealing with form
On 6/16/07, Jeff Eaton <jeff at viapositiva.net> wrote:
> No, there's no reason it should be for forms only. In fact there's a
> patch by gordon in the queue that adds both pre_render and
> post_render optional callbacks for any drupal_render()'able
> structure. It's a good patch. +1! ;-)
> This patch also makes it possible to take full advantage of
> hook_elements() default properties when building non-form structures
> that will ultimately be passed through drupal_render().
> On Jun 16, 2007, at 1:04 PM, Dave Cohen wrote:
> > Now that the data structures developed for forms are being used for
> > other data
> > structures, particularly nodes, is there any reason why the
> > #pre_render
> > callback is available only in forms?
> > I suggest moving the code that calls #pre_render callbacks from
> > drupal_render_form() into drupal_render().
> > In particular I would like to add #pre_render hooks in my
> > hook_view, so that I
> > can tweak the node's content structure before it gets themed.
> > Right now I
> > see no reliable way to do this, short of making a special module
> > with a very
> > heavy weight so that it's nodeapi hooks are guaranteed to be called
> > last.
> > If there is positive feedback to this suggestion, I will submit
> > patches for
> > drupal-5.x and head. Thanks.
> > -Dave
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