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Description

Load a helper file

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Syntax

loadHelper($hlp=null)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$hlp null $tpl The name of the helper source file ... automatically searches the helper paths and compiles as needed.

Returns

boolean Returns true if the file was loaded

Defined in

libraries/joomla/application/component/view.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.application.component.view' );

Source Body

function loadHelper( $hlp = null)
{
        // clean the file name
        $file = preg_replace('/[^A-Z0-9_\.-]/i', '', $hlp);
 
        // load the template script
        jimport('joomla.filesystem.path');
        $helper = JPath::find($this->_path['helper'], $this->_createFileName('helper', array('name' => $file)));
 
        if ($helper != false)
        {
                // include the requested template filename in the local scope
                include_once $helper;
        }
}

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Examples

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