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igbanam/Layout.php

Created Jul 25, 2013
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Simple Rails-like templating for CodeIgniter
<?php if (!defined('BASEPATH')) exit('No direct script access allowed');
class Layout
{
// The CodeIgniter instance
static var $ci;
// Name of out layout file
var $layout;
function __construct($layout = "default_layout")
{
$ci =& get_instance();
$this->layout = $layout;
}
/**
* The layout may differ per controller. If this is the case and the
* library is already autoloaded, we can use this function to change
* the layout that's loaded for that controller group.
*/
function setLayout($layout)
{
$this->layout = $layout;
}
/**
* @param view The view file to be loaded into the template.
* @param data Data accompanying the view; conventionally the $data array.
* @param suppress Returns the Layout as a string; for AJAX, maybe.
* @return nothing or the string of HTML if `suppress` is true
*/
function view($view, $data=null, $suppress=false)
{
$sub_view['content_for_layout'] = $ci->load->view($view, $data, true);
if ($suppress)
{
$output = $ci->load->view($this->layout, $sub_view, true);
return $output;
}
else
{
$ci->load->view($this->layout, $sub_view, false);
}
}
}
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