Hook special

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Overview

Syntax 
hook_special(target special hook, data array)
Description
Utilizes special hook built-in to make it easier for your plugin to tie into a certain commonly-utilized areas of the product (like adding a button for your plugin to the main menu).

Available special hooks

page_editor_object

Used to add a draggable icon object for your plugin to the Page Editor.

Note: This only a part of what is involved in adding your plugin to the Page Editor. For more detailed information see Plugging-in to the Page Editor.

$data = array(); 
$data['draggable_object_image'] = "eng-icon_scroll.gif"; 
$data['draggable_object_id'] = "scroll_obj"; 
$data['properties_dialog_id'] = "scrollProps"; 
$data['mod_folder'] = $plugin_folder; 
$data['properties_dialog_file'] = $plugin_folder."/scroll_props.php"; 
$data['place_object_js_function'] = $plugin_folder."/scroll_js.php";
hook_special("page_editor_object", $data);


Add button to the main menu

$data = array();
$data['enabled_button_image'] = "plugin_icon-supersearch.gif";
$data['disabled_button_image'] = "plugin_icon-supersearch.gif";
$data['enabled_button_link'] = "display_settings.php";
$data['button_caption_text'] = "Super Search";
hook_special("main_menu_button", $data);
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