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I'm trying to show user info in node where this user name is set in User reference field.

I have content type where is User reference field (field_customer).

I have Views:

  • Show: Users
  • Contextual filter: (field_customer) Content: Customer
  • Relationship: User: Customer (field_customer) - reverse

In Contextual Filter I have: When the filter value is NOT available = Provide default value User ID from URL
In Relationship I have: Require this relationship

And I have fields like User: Email, User: Name etc.

I created node and set one user to User reference field.

Views does not work as it should. It shows all users. I tryed to play with Views settings but just could not find proper settings.

What I am doing wrong here?

EDIT

I also created another Views.

  • Show: Content
  • Contextual Filter: Content: Customer
  • Relationships: Content: Customer

In Contextual Filter I have: When the filter value is NOT available Hide view
In Relationships I have: Require this relationship

And it shows nothing on node page. Also tryed with different settings but no luck.

  • Just to clarify, is your "user reference" field actually an entity reference field that references users? – Chapabu Mar 25 '13 at 18:43
  • It is User reference field type, not Entity reference field. It should be Entity? – hene Mar 25 '13 at 18:52
  • If it's not too late to change your fields, I would strongly recommend moving over to Entity Reference. It should allow a backwards relationship in Views so you can easily get "entities referencing users" :-) – Chapabu Mar 25 '13 at 18:54
  • I just made Entity reference field to reference user and modified my views but still not working. This is odd. – hene Mar 25 '13 at 19:02
  • It sounds like your filters are wrong. If you're displaying this on a node page, and you've set the View up to get the User ID from the URL, you'll actually be passing the NID into the view as the UID. – Chapabu Mar 25 '13 at 19:19
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It sounds like you need to reference the relationship you created down in the filter criteria. In the example below I have a views where I want to display all documents of the current logged in user.

  1. I created the views showing all documents first. Get your view working the way you want it too first.
  2. Create the relationship - I want documents that are related to who authored them
  3. Filter your view by the author relationship. So in the example below my view is filtered by the current user - and it shows all documents in which the current user is the author.
  4. Once your view is sorted you can work out the user reference part.

Hope this helps

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