[development] Take Over Page Output from Module

Adam B. Ross grayside at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 23:55:56 UTC 2010

I'm afraid not. I'm looking to take complete control over the output
of a menu path I have already defined in hook_menu(). I want behavior
similar to what happens when you click the link to print a book, and
you get a print-styled, alternate version of a book and all it's

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Matt Chapman <matt at ninjitsuweb.com> wrote:
> Are you looking for hook_menu_alter() ?
> All the Best,
> Matt Chapman
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 4:48 PM, Adam B. Ross <grayside at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The Print module, Book module's export functionality, the s5 module,
>> they all have this trick of taking over the entire page output for
>> their own theme function.
>> I am building a module that is headed toward a more generic mechanism
>> for funneling content through a pluggable template, but despite
>> pouring over the code I can't see the magical place where all other
>> Drupal markup is dropped in favor of the HTML document described in my
>> own template file.
>> What's the trick?
>> I have a menu callback along the lines of "present/%node" and it leads
>> to an export function that returns my theme function, which is a
>> template outputting a complete HTML document.

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