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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

Executing command-line programs within the script

In Chapter 1, Getting Started with the Data, we learned how to activate the legacy mode and leverage the use of the EXECUTE statement to run a windows command-line statement to create a copy of a file. The following recipe explains the steps to run a command line using load script variables as a parameter.

Getting ready

The files required for this recipe that are downloaded from the Packt Publishing website come in a zipped folder called QlikSenseData. Extract all the files from this zipped folder, and save them on the hard drive at the desired location if you haven't done this for the previous recipes.


How to do it…

Once we have the files saved on the hard drive, go to the Qlik Sense app you have created to apply this recipe.

In order to run a windows command line, perform the following steps:

  1. Activate the legacy mode as described in Chapter 1, Getting Started with the Data.
  2. Open Qlik Sense Data load editor.
  3. Write the following commands, assuming...