Disabling the Qlikview Toolbar and Right-Click Context Menu in the AJAX Client 2

Ran into an issue this week, and solutions, for commonly asked questions: QUESTIONS: How do I disable the Qlikview toolbar for AJAX clients? How do I disable the right-click context menu for AJAX clients? ANSWERS: Depends — there are several solutions, from editing a javascript file to macros to editing the opendoc.htm file in Qlikview ...

Qlikview Feature: Show Alternatives: The Power of Yellow

This video shows how to enable and use the Show Alternatives feature in QlikView.  The Show Alternatives feature does not require any changes to the data model, and may be useful for more advanced applications and end users.   Matt Floyd‘s insight: The Show Alternatives feature can be tricky to explain to your end users, ...

QlikView Design Blog : Preceding Load

Qlikview blog has posted a great tutorial on Preceding Loads in Qlikview. What is preceding load? It is a way for you to define successive transformations and filters so that you can load a table in one pass but still have several transformation steps. Basically it is a Load statement that loads from the Load/SELECT ...

Qlikview’s Comparative Analysis and Set Analysis 1

Comparative analysis is a powerful Qlikview tool that allows a way to analyze data based on multiple groups. It is not a comparison between two items such as Company A vs Company B. It is all about the user, creating customized groups on demand.For instance, groups of stocks, sales of divisions or products, or surgical ...

How to Lose the Legend in Qlikview Line Charts

Gregor Aisch and Stephen Redmond have been taking cues from Tufte when they set out to get rid of legends on line charts. It’s all about the ink-to-data ratio, you know (Tufte). Gregor says: Separate legends are the worst-case scenario in the line chart world. Often one can find the legend below the chart, or ...

QlikView Governance Dashboard

Qlikview is offering a Qlikview Governance Dashboard to allow monitoring all aspects of the QV files, server, users, and performance. Qlikview says: QlikView administrators have frequently sought out tools to help them meet the demands of their growing and successful QlikView deployment. These demands include; keeping up with the changes in their data sources, validating ...

QlikCommunity: QlikView Design Blog : Data Types in QlikView

You know, I never really, really thought too much about it before for some reason, but Henric Cronström’s post on data types makes sense: Qlikview doesn’t have them. There are no data types in QlikView. This is not a limitation – it is conscious design decision. One of the initial requirements of QlikView was that it ...

Using QV Extensions: Change the green selection color

Barry Harmsen,  from the QlikFix blog, wrote an excellent post about using an QV extension to change aspects of QV documents on the Ajax deployment, or web view of QV. Barry writes: Today I read the blog post “Green Is The Colour” by Henric Cronström on QlikTech’s Business Discovery Blog. In this post, Henric points ...

QlikView Design Blog : Why don’t my dates work?

Henric Cronström of the Qlikview Design blog writes about how, often, dates do not properly work in Qlikview. This blog article does a fantastic job in explaining what’s happening with those rogue dates. A common recurring question on the QlikCommunity forum is around dates that don’t work. Here follows a help on fixing the three ...

Concatenating (and NOCONCATENATE) in Qlikview 3

Barry Harmsen over at Qlikfix put together a nice post about the CONCATENATE script function, and that got me onto other posts that clarify and give examples on the proper use of this powerful feature. From Barry’s post: One of the subjects I often see new QlikView developers struggle with, especially those without prior database ...
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