I often use views_embed_view() in various places. I find myself creating views with multiple displays, each with slightly overridden settings for different purposes. I end up creating a lot of "Block" displays just because I need multiple displays. But I don't actually need it to provide a block, and I don't want all of those blocks cluttering up my system.

My question: is there a "generic" display (like Master) that I could use to create multiple displays without resorting to "block" or "page" displays?

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    Could you use Attachments maybe? – Clive May 6 '15 at 17:11
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    Thanks Clive! I think attachments are exactly it. I just get hung up on thinking of them as "attachments," which is why I asked you all ... – Link Swanson May 6 '15 at 18:32
  • I now use the 'embed' display type for this purpose. – Link Swanson Jan 20 at 17:44

May be you can create Attachments for the view.


I think you should try View Field View module. It provide the option to embed a view inside another view.

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