Appendix D. Generic View Reference

Chapter 9 introduces generic views but leaves out some of the gory details. This appendix describes each generic view along with all the options each view can take. Be sure to read Chapter 9 before trying to understand the reference material that follows. You might want to refer back to the Book, Publisher, and Author objects defined in that chapter; the examples that follow use these models.

Common Arguments to Generic Views

Most of these views take a large number of arguments that can change the generic view's behavior. Many of these arguments work the same across a large number of views. Table D-1 describes each of these common arguments; anytime you see one of these arguments in a generic view's argument list, ...

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