function fp_render_menu_block

7.x fp_render_menu_block($title = "Tools", $menu_root = "tools", $bool_reset = FALSE)
6.x fp_render_menu_block($title = "Tools", $menu_root = "tools", $bool_reset = FALSE)
4.x fp_render_menu_block($title = "Tools", $menu_root = "tools")
5.x fp_render_menu_block($title = "Tools", $menu_root = "tools")

Render a "menu" block of menu items which are all rooted at the menu_root. So if the menu root is tools, it might return items whose paths look like: tools/fun tools/here/there So long as the menu type is "MENU_TYPE_NORMAL_ITEM". Other types will be ignored.

We want to

3 calls to fp_render_menu_block()
admin_display_main in modules/admin/admin.module
This is the "main" page for the admin module. It's what the user first sees when the click to go to the Admin page.
hook_render_block in modules/blocks/blocks.module
Example of hook_render_block
system_render_block in modules/system/system.module


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function fp_render_menu_block($title = "Tools", $menu_root = "tools") {
  $rtn = "";

  $is_empty = true;
  if ($title != "") {
    $rtn .= fp_render_curved_line($title);

  $menu_items = menu_get_items_beginning_with($menu_root);
  foreach ($menu_items as $item) {
    if ($item ["type"] != MENU_TYPE_CALLBACK) {
      $rtn .= fp_render_menu_item($item);
      $is_empty = false;

  if ($is_empty) {
    return "";

  return $rtn;