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View Mode Selector creates a new field type called View mode selector which
will override the view mode of an entity.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • This module provides a new field type "View mode selector", so just go to "Manage fields" and create a field of that type and choose between a "select list" and a "radio buttons" widget. When you choose "radio buttons" it is possible to upload an icon which will be displayed instead of the view mode name.

  • In order to display your referenced entities with the new "View mode selector" view mode don't forget to change the view mode on "Manage display" which is used for displaying them.


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This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
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