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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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Never lose your work

It's happened to all of us. Change the script and reload the document…and the script fails, wiping out all your changes.


For those of you who already write QlikView script, how many times have you made changes to the script and reloaded, only to find that there is an error and the reload has stopped? The document is cancelled and reloaded to an old state, losing your most recent changes. To prevent this annoying problem, there is a simple user setting you can make.

How to do it

Here's what you can do. Select User Preferences from the Settings menu and click on the Save tab. Look for the Save Before Reload checkbox and select it. This will save all your changes before the script reloads, and they will still be there even if the script fails:

There are a couple of extra options you may want to set here as well.

Save Auto Recover Info performs an auto save every x minutes in a temporary file. Should your system crash, you will at least have a copy at the saved point...