Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding iconic controls in the Views interface, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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Views controls aren't always obvious. So I figured it's worth taking a minute…to walk through them. Along the way, we'll take a closer look at the interface…and make our view just a little bit prettier. As always to get to our Views…interface, we go to Administer, Site building, and Views. And then click to…edit the view that we want to change. In this case, the people view.…In order to decide what it is we want to change, we first should go and preview…the view and see what it looks like. So we'll scroll down a bit and remember…this live preview, we just click on the Preview button and that shows us what…our view will look like. The first thing that I see here is that we have this…Title, Tom de Nada. Obviously that's the person's name, not their Title.…
We are going to change the word Title to the word Name because that's more…descriptive of what it is. To do that, we scroll up and we find the field…itself. Here it is. Node: Title. We click on it and we get once again all of…our configuration options for that field. Scroll down so we can see all of the…
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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