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I'm using an Entity Reference field (unlimited entries) and a View to include desired Beans on node pages. How can I create a view similar to node/%/backlinks which allows me to see all the nodes that reference a particular block?

So far, I have a View of Content. It includes a relationship to the Referenced Entity (Block) and a Contextual Filter on Block ID. I want to include this View as a menu item on the Block itself, but blocks aren't displayed with their BID, they use a transliterated version of the label as an alias.

I need to find a way to access the Block ID from the alias, or somehow expose a transliterated version of the Label through Views.

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  • What do you mean by beans?
    – Mołot
    Sep 29 '14 at 14:36
  • Block content drupal.org/project/bean
    – Ginosuave
    Sep 29 '14 at 14:44
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    Please use edit link under your question, and provide links directly in question.
    – Mołot
    Sep 29 '14 at 14:49
  • Why? I'm replying to your comment. If a user doesn't know what beans are, they probably can't help.
    – Ginosuave
    Sep 29 '14 at 15:37
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I think your problem is that you are focusing on the label. You need to use a contextual filter of 'Block: Block Delta'. Then you can add a menu tab to views using this path:

block/%/back-links 
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  • That's exactly the answer that I was looking for. I had everything set up with the menu tab and view path, just couldn't figure out what to use for the contextual filter.
    – Ginosuave
    Sep 30 '14 at 17:29

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