Exporting data in tabular form


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Exporting data in tabular form

As you have seen from other videos in this series you can create some remarkably sophisticated displays of information and in importing and manipulating data in Drupal, we saw how to get data into Drupal. In this video, we're going to go in the other direction, to show you how you can use views to get information out of Drupal in a simple and highly portable format. That is, as a comma- or a tab-delimited text file. If you have been watching this series from the beginning you actually have all the skills you need to figure out how to do this. We're just going to set up a view with the information we want to export. But in the process of getting there, we'll come across a couple of difficult points that are typical of the kind that you discover when you take Drupal into new and unexpected areas.

The good news is that Drupal is flexible and powerful enough to overcome these problems. The first thing we'll do as usual is to setup a view. To do so go to Administer, Site Buil...

Exporting data in tabular form
Video duration: 11m 25s 6h 8m Intermediate

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Exporting data in tabular form 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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