class views_handler_sort


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Base sort handler that has no options and performs a simple sort.


Expanded class hierarchy of views_handler_sort


Contains filters are case sensitive
Namesort descending Modifiers Type Description
views_handler::$table_alias public property The alias of the table of this handler which is used in the query.
views_handler::accept_exposed_input function Take input from exposed handlers and assign to this handler, if necessary.
views_handler::access function Check whether current user has access to this handler.
views_handler::broken function Determine if the handler is considered 'broken', meaning it's a a placeholder used when a handler can't be found.
views_handler::case_transform function Transform a string by a certain method.
views_handler::ensure_my_table function Ensure the main table for this handler is in the query. This is used a lot.
views_handler::exposed_form function Render our chunk of the exposed handler form when selecting
views_handler::exposed_info function Get information about the exposed form for the form renderer.
views_handler::exposed_submit function Submit the exposed handler form
views_handler::exposed_validate function Validate the exposed handler form
views_handler::expose_submit function Perform any necessary changes to the form exposes prior to storage. There is no need for this function to actually store the data.
views_handler::expose_validate function Validate the options form.
views_handler::extra_options function Provide defaults for the handler.
views_handler::extra_options_form function Provide a form for setting options.
views_handler::extra_options_submit function Perform any necessary changes to the form values prior to storage. There is no need for this function to actually store the data.
views_handler::extra_options_validate function Validate the options form.
views_handler::get_field function Shortcut to get a handler's raw field value.
views_handler::get_join function Get the join object that should be used for this handler.
views_handler::groupby_form function Provide a form for aggregation settings.
views_handler::groupby_form_submit function Perform any necessary changes to the form values prior to storage. There is no need for this function to actually store the data.
views_handler::has_extra_options function If a handler has 'extra options' it will get a little settings widget and another form called extra_options.
views_handler::init function init the handler with necessary data.
views_handler::is_a_group function Returns TRUE if the exposed filter works like a grouped filter.
views_handler::is_exposed function Determine if this item is 'exposed', meaning it provides form elements to let users modify the view.
views_handler::multiple_exposed_input function Define if the exposed input has to be submitted multiple times. This is TRUE when exposed filters grouped are using checkboxes as widgets.
views_handler::needs_style_plugin function Determine if the argument needs a style plugin.
views_handler::placeholder function Provides a unique placeholders for handlers.
views_handler::post_execute function Run after the view is executed, before the result is cached.
views_handler::pre_query function Run before the view is built.
views_handler::sanitize_value function Sanitize the value for output.
views_handler::set_relationship function Called just prior to query(), this lets a handler set up any relationship it needs.
views_handler::show_expose_form function Shortcut to display the exposed options form.
views_handler::store_exposed_input function If set to remember exposed input in the session, store it there.
views_handler::ui_name function Return a string representing this handler's name in the UI.
views_handler::use_group_by function Provides the handler some groupby.
views_handler::validate function Validates the handler against the complete View.
views_handler_sort::admin_summary function Display whether or not the sort order is ascending or descending
views_handler_sort::can_expose function Determine if a sort can be exposed.
views_handler_sort::expose_form function
views_handler_sort::expose_options function Provide default options for exposed sorts.
views_handler_sort::options_form function Basic options for all sort criteria
views_handler_sort::options_submit function Simple submit handler
views_handler_sort::options_validate function Simple validate handler
views_handler_sort::option_definition function
views_handler_sort::query function Called to add the sort to a query.
views_handler_sort::show_expose_button function Shortcut to display the expose/hide button.
views_handler_sort::show_sort_form function Shortcut to display the value form.
views_handler_sort::sort_options function Provide a list of options for the default sort form. Should be overridden by classes that don't override sort_form
views_handler_sort::sort_submit function
views_handler_sort::sort_validate function
views_object::construct function Views handlers use a special construct function so that we can more easily construct them with variable arguments.
views_object::destroy function
views_object::export_option function
views_object::export_options function
views_object::export_option_always function Always exports the option, regardless of the default value.
views_object::options Deprecated function Set default options on this object. Called by the constructor in a complex chain to deal with backward compatibility.
views_object::set_default_options function Set default options. For backward compatibility, it sends the options array; this is a feature that will likely disappear at some point.
views_object::set_definition function Let the handler know what its full definition is.
views_object::unpack_options function Unpack options over our existing defaults, drilling down into arrays so that defaults don't get totally blown away.
views_object::unpack_translatable function Unpack a single option definition.
views_object::unpack_translatables function Unpacks each handler to store translatable texts.
views_object::_set_option_defaults function


sites/all/modules/ulmus/views/handlers/, line 19

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class views_handler_sort extends views_handler {

   * Determine if a sort can be exposed.
  function can_expose() {
    return TRUE;

   * Called to add the sort to a query.
  function query() {
    // Add the field.
    $this->query->add_orderby($this->table_alias, $this->real_field, $this->options['order']);

  function option_definition() {
    $options = parent::option_definition();

    $options['order'] = array('default' => 'ASC');
    $options['exposed'] = array(
      'default' => FALSE,
      'bool' => TRUE,
    $options['expose'] = array(
      'contains' => array(
        'label' => array(
          'default' => '',
          'translatable' => TRUE,
    return $options;

   * Display whether or not the sort order is ascending or descending
  function admin_summary() {
    if (!empty($this->options['exposed'])) {
      return t('Exposed');
    switch ($this->options['order']) {
      case 'ASC':
      case 'asc':
        return t('asc');
      case 'DESC':
      case 'desc':
        return t('desc');

   * Basic options for all sort criteria
  function options_form(&$form, &$form_state) {
    parent::options_form($form, $form_state);
    if ($this->can_expose()) {
      $this->show_expose_button($form, $form_state);
    $form['op_val_start'] = array('#value' => '<div class="clearfix">');
    $this->show_sort_form($form, $form_state);
    $form['op_val_end'] = array('#value' => '</div>');
    if ($this->can_expose()) {
      $this->show_expose_form($form, $form_state);

   * Shortcut to display the expose/hide button.
  function show_expose_button(&$form, &$form_state) {
    $form['expose_button'] = array(
      '#prefix' => '<div class="views-expose clearfix">',
      '#suffix' => '</div>',
      // Should always come first
      '#weight' => -1000,

    // Add a checkbox for JS users, which will have behavior attached to it
    // so it can replace the button.
    $form['expose_button']['checkbox'] = array(
      '#theme_wrappers' => array('container'),
      '#attributes' => array('class' => array('js-only')),
    $form['expose_button']['checkbox']['checkbox'] = array(
      '#title' => t('Expose this sort to visitors, to allow them to change it'),
      '#type' => 'checkbox',

    // Then add the button itself.
    if (empty($this->options['exposed'])) {
      $form['expose_button']['markup'] = array(
        '#markup' => '<div class="description exposed-description" style="float: left; margin-right:10px">' . t('This sort is not exposed. Expose it to allow the users to change it.') . '</div>',
      $form['expose_button']['button'] = array(
        '#limit_validation_errors' => array(),
        '#type' => 'submit',
        '#value' => t('Expose sort'),
        '#submit' => array('views_ui_config_item_form_expose'),
      $form['expose_button']['checkbox']['checkbox']['#default_value'] = 0;
    else {
      $form['expose_button']['markup'] = array(
        '#markup' => '<div class="description exposed-description">' . t('This sort is exposed. If you hide it, users will not be able to change it.') . '</div>',
      $form['expose_button']['button'] = array(
        '#limit_validation_errors' => array(),
        '#type' => 'submit',
        '#value' => t('Hide sort'),
        '#submit' => array('views_ui_config_item_form_expose'),
      $form['expose_button']['checkbox']['checkbox']['#default_value'] = 1;

   * Simple validate handler
  function options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) {
    $this->sort_validate($form, $form_state);
    if (!empty($this->options['exposed'])) {
      $this->expose_validate($form, $form_state);


   * Simple submit handler
  function options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) {
    unset($form_state['values']['expose_button']); // don't store this.
    $this->sort_submit($form, $form_state);
    if (!empty($this->options['exposed'])) {
      $this->expose_submit($form, $form_state);

   * Shortcut to display the value form.
  function show_sort_form(&$form, &$form_state) {
    $options = $this->sort_options();
    if (!empty($options)) {
      $form['order'] = array(
        '#type' => 'radios',
        '#options' => $options,
        '#default_value' => $this->options['order'],

  function sort_validate(&$form, &$form_state) {

  function sort_submit(&$form, &$form_state) {

   * Provide a list of options for the default sort form.
   * Should be overridden by classes that don't override sort_form
  function sort_options() {
    return array(
      'ASC' => t('Sort ascending'),
      'DESC' => t('Sort descending'),

  function expose_form(&$form, &$form_state) {
    // #flatten will move everything from $form['expose'][$key] to $form[$key]
    // prior to rendering. That's why the pre_render for it needs to run first,
    // so that when the next pre_render (the one for fieldsets) runs, it gets
    // the flattened data.
    array_unshift($form['#pre_render'], 'views_ui_pre_render_flatten_data');
    $form['expose']['#flatten'] = TRUE;

    $form['expose']['label'] = array(
      '#type' => 'textfield',
      '#default_value' => $this->options['expose']['label'],
      '#title' => t('Label'),
      '#required' => TRUE,
      '#size' => 40,
      '#weight' => -1,

   * Provide default options for exposed sorts.
  function expose_options() {
    $this->options['expose'] = array(
      'order' => $this->options['order'],
      'label' => $this->definition['title'],

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accessibility_views_data in sites/all/modules/ulmus/accessibility/views/
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aggregator_views_data in sites/all/modules/ulmus/views/modules/
Implements hook_views_data().
book_views_data in sites/all/modules/ulmus/views/modules/
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comment_views_data in sites/all/modules/ulmus/views/modules/

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