function get_term_description

6.x misc.inc get_term_description($term_id, $bool_abbreviate = FALSE, $school_id = 0)
7.x misc.inc get_term_description($term_id, $bool_abbreviate = FALSE, $school_id = 0)
4.x misc.inc get_term_description($term_id, $bool_abbreviate = false)
5.x misc.inc get_term_description($term_id, $bool_abbreviate = false)

Convert a term ID into a description. Ex: 20095 = Spring of 2009.

11 calls to get_term_description()
advise_display_history in modules/advise/advise.history.inc
Displays the history tab on screen.
advise_display_popup_change_term in modules/advise/advise.module
This popup allows the advisor to change the advising term.
advise_display_view in modules/advise/advise.module
This is the page which actually displays the "view" for the user to see their advising session, or for an advisor to advise them.
advise_popup_display_summary in modules/advise/advise.history.inc
Displays the printable advising summary.
course_search_edit_course_details_form in modules/course_search/course_search.edit.inc
This form lets the user edit the course's syllabus or rotation schedule

... See full list

File

includes/misc.inc, line 2084
This file contains misc functions for FlightPath

Code

function get_term_description($term_id, $bool_abbreviate = FALSE, $school_id = 0) {
  // Describe the term in plain english, for displays.
  // Ex:  "Fall of 2002."
  $rtn = "";

  // If already in our GLOBALS cache, then just return that.
  if (isset($GLOBALS ['fp_cache_get_term_description'][$term_id][intval($bool_abbreviate)][$school_id])) {
    return $GLOBALS ['fp_cache_get_term_description'][$term_id][intval($bool_abbreviate)][$school_id];
  }


  // See if any modules would like to act on the term_id before we proceed.
  invoke_hook("alter_term_id_prior_to_description", array(&$term_id, &$bool_abbreviate, $school_id));


  if (strstr($term_id, "1111")) 
   {
    return "(data unavailable at this time)";
  }

  $year4 = intval(trim(substr($term_id, 0, 4)));
  $year2 = intval(trim(substr($term_id, 2, 2)));
  $ss = trim(substr($term_id, 4, strlen($term_id) - 4));

  $year4p1 = $year4 + 1;
  $year4m1 = $year4 - 1;

  // left-pad these with 0's if needed.
  $year2p1 = @fp_number_pad($year2 + 1, 2);
  $year2m1 = @fp_number_pad($year2 - 1, 2);

  // Let's look at the term_idStructure setting and attempt to match
  // what we have been supplied.
  // We expect this structure to look something like:
  // [Y4]60, Spring, Spring of [Y4], Spr '[Y2]
  // [Y4]40, Fall, Fall of [Y4-1], Fall '[Y2-1]

  $temp = @variable_get_for_school("term_id_structure", '', $school_id);
  $structures = explode("\n", $temp);

  foreach ($structures as $structure) {
    // Perform the necessary replacement patterns on the structure.
    $structure = str_replace("[Y4]", $year4, $structure);
    $structure = str_replace("[Y2]", $year2, $structure);
    $structure = str_replace("[Y4-1]", $year4m1, $structure);
    $structure = str_replace("[Y2-1]", $year2m1, $structure);
    $structure = str_replace("[Y4+1]", $year4p1, $structure);
    $structure = str_replace("[Y2+1]", $year2p1, $structure);

    // Now, break up the structure to make it easier to work with.
    $tokens = explode(",", $structure);
    $term_def = @trim($tokens [0]);
    $full_description = @trim($tokens [2]);
    $abbr_description = @trim($tokens [3]);

    // Does our term_id match the termDef?
    if ($term_def == $term_id) {
      if ($bool_abbreviate) {
        return $abbr_description;
      }
      else {
        return $full_description;
      }
    }

  }

  // No descr could be found, so just display the term_id itself.
  if (trim($rtn) == "") {
    $rtn = $term_id;
  }

  // Save to our GLOBALS cache
  $GLOBALS ['fp_cache_get_term_description'][$term_id][intval($bool_abbreviate)][$school_id] = $rtn;

  return $rtn;
}