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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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Why Publisher isn't always a good thing

Publisher is an expensive add-on. Be sure that you really need it.


QlikView Publisher is a powerful extension of the basic server, but it also has drawbacks.


An optional addition to QlikView Server is the Publisher extension, which among other things, allows for the distribution of multiple versions of a document based on a set of data reduction rules. It also allows for QlikView reports to be e-mailed directly to users, again based on a set of data reduction rules.

One of the most useful features of Publisher is the ability to have multiple task triggers for a document reload. This allows for the construction of sophisticated triggers and job cascades. Without Publisher, a document can only have a single task trigger, restricting the options for your reload schedule.

How to do it

From a developer's point of view, having Publisher alters the data location of the final QVW document. You now have a Source and User folder structure, which...