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6 common.inc element_children($element)
7 common.inc element_children(&$elements, $sort = FALSE)

Return the children of an element, optionally sorted by weight.

Parameters

$elements: The element to be sorted.

$sort: Boolean to indicate whether the children should be sorted by weight.

Return value

The array keys of the element's children.

103 calls to element_children()

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 6126
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function element_children(&$elements, $sort = FALSE) {
  // Do not attempt to sort elements which have already been sorted.
  $sort = isset($elements['#sorted']) ? !$elements['#sorted'] : $sort;

  // Filter out properties from the element, leaving only children.
  $children = array();
  $sortable = FALSE;
  foreach ($elements as $key => $value) {
    if ($key === '' || $key[0] !== '#') {
      $children[$key] = $value;
      if (is_array($value) && isset($value['#weight'])) {
        $sortable = TRUE;
      }
    }
  }
  // Sort the children if necessary.
  if ($sort && $sortable) {
    uasort($children, 'element_sort');
    // Put the sorted children back into $elements in the correct order, to
    // preserve sorting if the same element is passed through
    // element_children() twice.
    foreach ($children as $key => $child) {
      unset($elements[$key]);
      $elements[$key] = $child;
    }
    $elements['#sorted'] = TRUE;
  }

  return array_keys($children);
}