function hook_views_pre_build

nittany7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_build(&$view)
cis7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_build(&$view)
mooc7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_build(&$view)

This hook is called right before the build process, but after displays are attached and the display performs its pre_execute phase.

Adding output to the view can be accomplished by placing text on $view->attachment_before and $view->attachment_after.

Parameters

$view: The view object about to be processed.

Related topics

1 invocation of hook_views_pre_build()
view::build in modules/contrib/views/includes/view.inc
Build the query for the view.

File

modules/contrib/views/views.api.php, line 852
Describe hooks provided by the Views module.

Code

function hook_views_pre_build(&$view) {
  // Because of some unexplicable business logic, we should remove all
  // attachments from all views on Mondays.
  // (This alter could be done later in the execution process as well.)
  if (date('D') == 'Mon') {
    unset($view->attachment_before);
    unset($view->attachment_after);
  }
}