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Trait ViewVarsTrait

Provides the set() method for collecting template context.

Once collected context data can be passed to another object. This is done in Controller, TemplateTask and View for example.

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Namespace: Cake\View
Location: View/ViewVarsTrait.php

Properties summary

Magic properties summary

Method Summary

  • createView() public
    Constructs the view class instance based on the current configuration.
  • set() public
    Saves a variable or an associative array of variables for use inside a template.
  • viewBuilder() public
    Get the view builder being used.
  • viewOptions() public deprecated

    Get/Set valid view options in the object's _validViewOptions property. The property is created as an empty array if it is not set. If called without any parameters it will return the current list of valid view options. See createView().

Method Detail

createView()source public

createView( string|null $viewClass = null )

Constructs the view class instance based on the current configuration.

Parameters

string|null $viewClass optional null
Optional namespaced class name of the View class to instantiate.

Returns

Cake\View\View

Throws

Cake\View\Exception\MissingViewException
If view class was not found.

set()source public

set( string|array $name , mixed $value = null )

Saves a variable or an associative array of variables for use inside a template.

Parameters

string|array $name
A string or an array of data.
mixed $value optional null

Value in case $name is a string (which then works as the key). Unused if $name is an associative array, otherwise serves as the values to $name's keys.

Returns


$this

viewBuilder()source public

viewBuilder( )

Get the view builder being used.

Returns

Cake\View\ViewBuilder

viewOptions()source public deprecated

viewOptions( string|array|null $options = null , boolean $merge = true )

Get/Set valid view options in the object's _validViewOptions property. The property is created as an empty array if it is not set. If called without any parameters it will return the current list of valid view options. See createView().

Deprecated

3.7.0 Use ViewBuilder::setOptions() or any one of it's setter methods instead.

Parameters

string|array|null $options optional null
string or array of string to be appended to _validViewOptions.
boolean $merge optional true

Whether to merge with or override existing valid View options. Defaults to true.

Returns

array
The updated view options as an array.

Properties detail

$_viewBuildersource

protected Cake\View\ViewBuilder

The view builder instance being used.

$viewClasssource

public string|null

The name of default View class.

Deprecated

3.1.0 Use $this->viewBuilder()->getClassName()/$this->viewBuilder()->setClassName() instead.

$viewVarssource

public array

Variables for the view.

Deprecated: This property will be removed in 4.x. Inside controller context use $this->set() instead, also see $this->viewBuilder()->getVar(). In view context it will be a protected property View::$viewVars.

[]

Magic properties detail

$_validViewOptionssource

public array

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