Like summary views, headlines allow you to display aggregated values but they provide more visually appealing presentation.
The key difference between headlines and summaries is that for headline you can provide "reference point" - a value to compare calculated value to. In this case the headline displays up or down arrows based on comparison result and highlights the value with red or green depending on whether the higher value is better or worse.
To create a Headline View, select the
Headline option from the list of view types and click
Next. The system will display the Headline View form comprising the following sections:
|Name||Enter a name of a new headline view.|
|Show In Menu||Leave this option checked if the view should be displayed in the menu.|
|Category||Enter a category name if you want to group view under a category.|
|Highlight Color||Select a color to highlight this view in the list displayed in the menu.|
|Icon||This option allows to select an icon for a view. You have a choice of 900+ icons covering various subjects – actions, brands, file types, symbols, animals and a lot more. The Search box above will help you to narrow down the list of choices.|
|Access||If you want to restrict access to the view for your users basing on their roles, select the |
|Columns||In the |
Advanced options section is intended to specify additional options:
|Show Difference||In the |
|Enable Embedding||This option allows you to copy/paste simple HTML snippet to embed a view on your website page. More details are described here Embedding Option for Views.|
|Help||When the |
When finished, click
Save to create a new view; click
Cancel to discard changes.