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Drupal example source code file (views_handler_sort_random.inc)

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The views_handler_sort_random.inc Drupal example source code

// $Id: views_handler_sort_random.inc,v 2009/11/02 22:01:25 merlinofchaos Exp $

 * Handle a random sort.
class views_handler_sort_random extends views_handler_sort {
  function query() {
    switch (db_driver()) {
      case 'mysql':
      case 'mysqli':
        $formula = 'RAND()';
      case 'pgsql':
        $formula = 'RANDOM()';
    if (!empty($formula)) {
      $this->query->add_orderby(NULL, $formula, $this->options['order'], '_' . $this->field);

  function options_form(&$form, &$form_state) {
    parent::options_form($form, $form_state);
    $form['order']['#access'] = FALSE;

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