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QlikView Unlocked

By : Andrew Dove, Roger Stone
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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
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
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Making document names meaningful

Most developers keep several versions of a QlikView document and prefix or suffix them with a date or version number. Deploying differently-named versions of the same application to the Access Point should be avoided.


There is nothing to prevent a developer from deploying many differently-named versions of an application to the Access Point. It's also possible to deploy different versions of a document with the same name to the Access Point by putting them in different mount folders.

Obviously, these situations should be avoided as they lead to confusion. Always deploy the same document with the same name as part of standard practice, use version numbering in code, and display it for the user to see in the document itself, as described in the Creating and enforcing site standards section in this chapter.

How to do it

As developers, we all like to keep a few different versions of a QlikView document in case we need to go back to a previous version. Everyone...