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QlikView Unlocked

By : Andrew Dove, Roger Stone
Book Image

QlikView Unlocked

By: Andrew Dove, Roger Stone

Overview of this book

QlikView Unlocked will provide you with new insights to get the very best from QlikView. This book will help you to develop skills to work with data efficiently. We will cover all the secrets of unleashing the full power of QlikView, which will enable you to make better use of the tool and create better results for future projects. In the course of this book, we will walk you through techniques and best practices that will enable you to be more productive. You will gain quick insights into the tool with the help of short steps called ”keys,” which will help you discover new features of QlikView. Moving on you will learn new techniques for data visualization, scripting, data modeling, and more. This book will then cover best practices to help you establish an efficient system with improved performance. We will also teach you some tricks that will help you speed up development processes, monitor data with dashboards, and so on. By the end of this book, you will have gained beneficial tips, tricks, and techniques to enhance the overall experience of working with QlikView.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
QlikView Unlocked
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Hidden Image List
Index

Designing a site-style template


To help achieve a consistent look and feel to your applications, create a site-style template. This is a small QlikView document that forms part of your site standards.

Background

Having a site-style template to work from can help create the same look and feel for your applications and saves a lot of time because you do not have to create every new application from scratch. Your site-style template includes your corporate color scheme, logos, and prototypes for objects. It can also include a framework script that names the standard INCLUDE files. A site-style template has advantages over the theme maker, which is accessible from Document properties | Layout, because this feature does not enable you to include logos, scripting, or prototypes of objects.

How to do it

The site-style template forms an integral part of your site's standards. Rather than spelling out every feature in the site standards, by creating a template, you can set the style rules. Every new...