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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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Don't forget screen performance

It's all well and good to have a visually stunning document, but if its performance is poor, user experience will suffer greatly. In this chapter, we will not try to teach you how to design visually impressive charts—that's a whole other book; instead, we will offer some ideas to help make your charts work better.


A rule of thumb is that nothing should take longer than about 3 seconds to refresh as this is the point at which the user gets bored.

Here are some performance tips to enhance the overall user experience by taking advantage of QlikView's excellent server engine and other features.