If you need to display the information in a compact way, use the tile view. Especially it is handy for displaying records with images.
In many cases the presentation via Tile Views is far more compact than via traditional tables - displaying 16 tiles takes 80% of screen space, while table barely fits to 300%. Please also note that tile views better adapt to small screens of tablets and phones.
To create a Tile View, select the
Tile option from the list of view types and click
Next. The system will display the Tile View form comprising the following sections:
|Name||Enter a name of a new tile 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 |
|Image||In the |
|Header||In the |
|Subheader||In the |
Advanced options section is intended to specify additional options:
|Tile Width||Specify |
|Allowed actions||From the |
|Rows to display||In the |
|Row Colorization||If you want to highlight certain tiles, select 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.