Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Overriding default settings on view displays, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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Now we are going to launch into an aspect of Views that lets you add, remove…and change features of a view from its displays. So we'll take our people view…for example for which we have set up a page, block and feed.…Right now they are all showing pretty much the same fields and they are all…filtered in the same way and in the same order. That's because they are all…based on the Views' Default display with no changes. But we are now going to…override some parts of those displays to make them more appropriate for their…applications. The Block view will show less information than the Page view…because it doesn't have as much space to display it in and we'll sort it…differently. They'll share many qualities of the default display, but will…diverge in important and useful ways.…
That's easier to show than explain. So let's take a look at our Page, Block and…Feed, and then we'll change them a little bit. As we go through our displays…you will notice some differences, and quite honestly these differences aren't…
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