this topic is covered in the official Web Dynpro tutorial 'View Compositions (13)': https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/servlet/prt/portal/prtroot/com.sap.km.cm.docs/library/webas/tutorial on view compositions.htm
thanks for the answer. It works as you said but I
do not understand the real reason why this property
is not shown in the property view of this UI element.
What would be wrong if this property is shown in the
The "contained view" is probably the most important
property of a view container UI element and it should
be easy and intuitive to assign its value.
In general, what are the principles of setting inherited
properties for an UI element in NWDS?