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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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Security and Section Access

Sometimes we need to make sure that only certain users can view all or part of a document.


We may want to limit the use of our document to certain people or restrict the rows of information individuals can see or even which fields a user can view. QlikView has the ability to restrict all of these.

Although security is a major part of our application, it should be considered as part of the initial data design. However, it may be easier to add security once the document is established.


One of the best ways of securing a document is to use the Section Access facility. There are a number of functions within this, which are described in the following section. However, for simple security tasks, we can leave out Section Access and control security manually.

How to do it

We have a number of options to choose from for security. First of all, let's take a look at who can use the document without having to implement QlikView's Section Access.

Physical Network...