function hook_views_pre_view

nittany7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_view(&$view, &$display_id, &$args)
cis7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_view(&$view, &$display_id, &$args)
mooc7 views.api.php hook_views_pre_view(&$view, &$display_id, &$args)

Allows altering a view at the very beginning of views processing, before anything is done.

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.

$display_id: The machine name of the active display.

$args: An array of arguments passed into the view.

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1 function implements hook_views_pre_view()

Note: this list is generated by pattern matching, so it may include some functions that are not actually implementations of this hook.

context_views_pre_view in modules/contrib/context/
Implementation of hook_views_pre_view().
1 invocation of hook_views_pre_view()
view::pre_execute in modules/contrib/views/includes/
Run attachments and let the display do what it needs to do prior to running.


modules/contrib/views/views.api.php, line 829
Describe hooks provided by the Views module.


function hook_views_pre_view(&$view, &$display_id, &$args) {
  // Change the display if the acting user has 'administer site configuration'
  // permission, to display something radically different.
  // (Note that this is not necessarily the best way to solve that task. Feel
  // free to contribute another example!)
  if ($view->name == 'my_special_view' && user_access('administer site configuration') && $display_id == 'public_display') {
    $display_id = 'private_display';