Diving into the Views interface


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Diving into the Views interface

Now we are going to walk through the creation of a view but with our eyes just on the interface. It should be noted that throughout this course, when we talk about views we are talking about Views Version 2, usually just referred to as Views 2. They were profound interface changes between Version 1 and Version 2 and I expect Views 3 will have further interface differences whenever it comes out. Unless you're using an old Drupal installation, you really don't have to worry. If you downloaded Views after, say, September 2008, it's almost certainly Views 2.

Before we jump in, let's get an overview of the steps to create a view. In short, there are two preliminary screens and then one main screen where all the action happens. The first screen shows a list of all the views that exist already. That includes both of those that you created and those that were included in Views and any modules that you installed. On the second screen, you specify what sort of view you'd like...

Diving into the Views interface
Video duration: 11m 16s 6h 8m Intermediate

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Diving into the Views interface provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data

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Web
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Drupal
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