Contacts - Overview

Background

Seeing somebody's connections is a common task. This report extremely satisfies our curiosity by displaying everybody's connections at the same time.

Filter connections of a certain user, by clicking a row on EasyView instance used for user selection (on the left side).

 

Features

  • Linked EasyView instances: Users are linked with Contacts (Connections). Click on a user to see his personal connections.

 

Stories

  • I need to identify somebody's 2nd degree contacts. Is there a shared connection? Do we have a friend in common?
  • Find out who is connected to whom
  • Find out shared connections
  • Find the path to a 2nd degree connections

 

Configuration

  • EasyView instance for user selection
    • Add EasyView to the page
    • Select widget configuration
    • Choose USER as datasource (default)
    • Add USER_ID to the definition (needed to link the instance with contacts)
    • Select other columns from the list and add them to the definition
    • Save
  • EasyView instance with contacts
    • Add EasyView to the page
    • Select widget configuration
    • Choose CONNECTIONS as datasource
    • Add USER_ID to the definition (needed to link the instance with contacts)
    • Select other columns from the list and add them to the definition
    • Set report title and subtitle (makes linking easier)
    • Save
  • Link
    • Configure EasyView instance for USER SELECTION (the first we've added)
      • In Link EasyView
        • Opt-in Enable Action
        • Select the CONNECTION instance from list (report title appears suffix)
        • Click Apply button
      • That's it!
    • Save
  • Go - Click on a user in 1st instance to show his connections in the 2nd instance. If not clicked, everything (all user's connections to everybody) will appear.
(c) by horiworld.com - Andreas Horlacher - Switzerland de-de en-us

EasyView - How to use

  • Search
    • Type-in search expression, EasyView searches while your typing and reduces data according to current expression.
  • Sort
    • Click on up/down arrow on column headers.
    • Multi-Sort: Shift-Click on further column headers.
  • Filter
    • [Last Row] Select an item from list, where provided.
  • Move columns (non-persistent)
    • Drag Column Header to desired position.
  • Interaction
    • Click Image to open profile page (user, organization or site)
    • Click Mail, Skype or Phone entry to establish action.
  • Export/Copy to clipboard
    • Click corresponding buttons in report header

EasyView

Platform 71 true

User Selection

Click on a row


Datasource: User

EasyView 1.0.0.1

EasyView

Platform 71 true

All Contacts


Datasource: Connection

EasyView 1.0.0.1