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Qlik Sense Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate
Book Image

Qlik Sense Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Pablo Labbe, Philip Hand, Neeraj Kharpate

Overview of this book

Qlik Sense allows you to explore simple and complex data to reveal hidden insight and data relationships that help you make quality decisions for overall productivity. An expert Qlik Sense user can use its features for business intelligence in an enterprise environment effectively. Qlik Sense Cookbook is an excellent guide for all aspiring Qlik Sense developers and will empower you to create featured desktop applications to obtain daily insights at work. This book takes you through the basics and advanced functions of Qlik Sense February 2018 release. You’ll start with a quick refresher on obtaining data from data files and databases, and move on to some more refined features including visualization, and scripting, as well as managing apps and user interfaces. You will then understand how to work with advanced functions like set analysis and set expressions. As you make your way through this book, you will uncover newly added features in Qlik Sense such as new visualizations, label expressions and colors for dimension and measures. By the end of this book, you will have explored various visualization extensions to create your own interactive dashboard with the required tips and tricks. This will help you overcome challenging situations while developing your applications in Qlik Sense.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
Packt Upsell


Distribution analysis takes a look at how quantitative values are distributed along an axis, from the lowest to the highest. The characteristics emerge while looking at the shape of the data, such as central tendency, shape, and outliers:

  • Goal: To understand which demographics should be focused on for our marking approach for a specific product group
  • Question: The suitable age range to target our new marketing campaign toward
  • Analysis: Use a histogram to see a useful range from the mean age

Getting ready

We will make use of the same Chapter 2 – Sales.qvf application used in the Comparison recipe.


How to do it…

  1. In the application overview, click on the button in the top right-hand corner and click on the Create new sheet button. Name this sheet Distribution.
  2. Once inside the newly created sheet, go to the Charts asset pane and double-click on the Bar chart button.
  3. In the properties pane to the right of your screen, click on Add data and select Dimension.
  4. Click on the
    button for the input...