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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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Some best practices for developers

It's preferable to always do things in a consistent manner, both personally and as part of a team. There are many ways to set up the QlikView environment, and if each developer chooses his own settings, this can lead to all kinds of issues and inconsistencies when you start to assemble a system.


You might consider using some of the following ideas as part of your site standards. In any event, they're all good habits to get into. As they are all self-explanatory, we will present them as bullet points.

How to do it

  • User Preferences: Always set up User Preferences the same on each machine you use.

  • User Preferences: Always set up User Preferences after a new installation of QlikView or when you have a new PC.

  • User Preferences: Add User Preferences to your site standards so that everyone works in the same way, especially if sharing PCs or a server.

  • User Preferences: Review settings with your whole team to ensure that everyone agrees with the choices made...