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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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Stopping objects from being moved

Once the application is on the server and left in the hands of the user, things may move around the screen as users try to make selections, and they may inadvertently move the object or resize it. You can avoid this by performing the following steps.

First, here's the long way round:

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift +S at the same time to show all hidden objects.

  2. Press Ctrl + A to select all the objects on the sheet.

  3. Right-click on one object and select Properties.

  4. Open the Layout tab; in the Options box, unselect Allow Move/Size and Allow Copy/Clone (refer to the following screenshot).

  5. Click on OK to close Properties.

  6. Press Ctrl + Shift + S at the same time to hide the hidden objects.

  7. Repeat the procedure for each tab of your document.

Alternatively, you can achieve the same effect by just unselecting the Move/Size Objects option in the Security tab of Sheet Properties. This will affect the whole document in one go.

Here's another alternative: if you have access to QlikView Management...