function hook_field_formatter_info_alter

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7 field.api.php hook_field_formatter_info_alter(&$info)
8 field.api.php hook_field_formatter_info_alter(array &$info)

Perform alterations on Field API formatter types.

Parameters

$info: An array of information on formatter types exposed by hook_field_formatter_info() implementations.

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File

modules/field/field.api.php, line 1094

Code

function hook_field_formatter_info_alter(&$info) {
  // Add a setting to a formatter type.
  $info['text_default']['settings'] += array(
    'mymodule_additional_setting' => 'default value',
  );

  // Let a new field type re-use an existing formatter.
  $info['text_default']['field types'][] = 'my_field_type';
}

Comments

When using the hook, don't forget to specify the module element as well (not mentioned in the docs)

<?php
$info
['your_formatter_name'] = array(
   
'label' => t('Label'),
   
'field types' => array('field_type'),
   
'module' => 'name_of_your_module',
  );
?>