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hook_entity_view

7 system.api.php hook_entity_view($entity, $type, $view_mode, $langcode)

Act on entities being assembled before rendering.

Parameters

$entity: The entity object.

$type: The type of entity being rendered (i.e. node, user, comment).

$view_mode: The view mode the entity is rendered in.

$langcode: The language code used for rendering.

The module may add elements to $entity->content prior to rendering. The structure of $entity->content is a renderable array as expected by drupal_render().

See also

hook_entity_view_alter()

hook_comment_view()

hook_node_view()

hook_user_view()

Related topics

3 invocations of hook_entity_view()

File

drupal/modules/system/system.api.php, line 407
Hooks provided by Drupal core and the System module.

Code

function hook_entity_view($entity, $type, $view_mode, $langcode) {
  $entity->content['my_additional_field'] = array(
    '#markup' => $additional_field, 
    '#weight' => 10, 
    '#theme' => 'mymodule_my_additional_field',
  );
}