Last updated September 6, 2009. Created by Senpai on March 17, 2006.
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A block view will appear as a 'block' on your site, meaning it can be put into the sidebars, or any other region your theme supports. The same view can provide both 'block' and 'page' views and they can have very different characteristics.

Provide Block
If checked, Views will provide this view as a block, which then must be enabled by going to administer >> blocks. It can be placed in any sidebar/region you like, as with any other Drupal block. If not checked, the contents of this section will be ignored.
View Type
This setting allows you to specify how the view is displayed in the block. See the definitions section for more information.
Title
Set a custom title for the block.
Nodes per Block
Specifies the maximum number of results to display in the block. Blocks may not use paging.
More Link
If checked, the block will display a link to the page view, if there appear to be more results to display. It is not valid to check this if the view does not also have a page view activated.
Use Page Header
Check this to simply use the same header that's set on the Page View, and leave the Block View blank.
Header
This is a piece of text that will be displayed before the view results. It may contain explanatory text, a message, or if you have administrative privileges, it may contain PHP code.
Footer
The footer appears at the bottom of the view. It may be a short message describing the view; it may also be, if you have the proper permissions, PHP code that can run a snippet.
Empty Text
The empty text will appear if the view returns no results. It may be a short message describing the view; it may also be, if you have the proper permissions, PHP code that can run a snippet. NOTE: If the view returns no results, the view header and footer will not appear! If you want the view header/footer to appear when a view returns no results, you need to duplicate it in the Empty Text!

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