Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Surveying the Sort, Filter, and Field options in Views, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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By now you have a pretty good sense of how to build queries with the Views…module, but there is still one basic area that's kind of hard to teach and…that's all the many options you see when you add a Filter field or Sort…criterion. That's because while the options are numerous, some of them are…pretty are arcane while others are pretty to figure out.…We are not going to look at all the possibilities of sorting, filtering and…field display, instead we'll just run through a few of the more useful ones to…see their effects on our site. The user interface is very similar among those…three. So we'll just go through the Filter options by way of example.…
We are back looking at our people view, which of course you get to through the…Site Building Views Interface I have shown you before.…As you know we have already set up the filters so we only see publish nodes of…the type person over here. I'm going to add another one so we'll only see those…people that have been published and that are of the taxonomy friend, in other…
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- Presenting date-formatted information in calendars
- Understanding Drupal's data-query interface, "Views"
- Improving view appearances with grid, list, and table formatting
- Importing, exporting, and cloning views
- Extending views with arguments and relationships