The Contact Views are used to display listings of your contacts. They are essentially a saved database query. You can modify them and create new ones - even give them names that appear in the Contact Views menu.
You can create new Contact Views by using the Add/Delete View command. Creating new views allows you to create pre-filtered views (database query) of your contacts for specific purposes. See the help topic: Working With Views for more information about creating and customizing views.
The example below shows an All Contacts view:
To see the information relating only to a specific contact, simply click on the Contact Name - which displays the Contact Detail View.