function hook_views_pre_execute

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

This hook is called right before the execute process. The query is now fully built, but it has not yet been run through db_rewrite_sql.

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


$view: The view object about to be processed.

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1 invocation of hook_views_pre_execute()
view::execute in modules/contrib/views/includes/
Execute the view's query.


modules/contrib/views/views.api.php, line 894
Describe hooks provided by the Views module.


function hook_views_pre_execute(&$view) {
  // Whenever a view queries more than two tables, show a message that notifies
  // view administrators that the query might be heavy.
  // (This action could be performed later in the execution process, but not
  // earlier.)
  if (count($view->query->tables) > 2 && user_access('administer views')) {
    drupal_set_message(t('The view %view may be heavy to execute.', array('%view' => $view->name)), 'warning');