[development] #pre_render - forms only?

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Sat Jun 16 20:57:13 UTC 2007


This was removed from HEAD, but I have a patch pending which adds this 
into drupal_render()

see http://drupal.org/node/147662


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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