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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
Contributors
Preface
Index

Creating text and images


Images in Qlik Sense for Desktopare stored in the following location by default: C:\Users\<\*your own user folder*>\Documents\Qlik\Sense\Content\Default\. Once images have been added to the folder, they are automatically made available in Qlik Sense.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will make use of inline data loading, which gives us sales information. Load the following code into your Qlik Sense application:

  SalesData:
  LOAD * INLINE [
      ID, Sales, Quantity, Cost
      1, 15000, 50, 11000
      2, 30000, 100, 25000
];

 

 

How to do it…

To add images, follow these steps:

  1. Place your desired image file in the C:\Users\<\*your own user folder*>\My Documents\Qlik\Sense\Content\Default\ folder.
  2. Add the Text & image object from the assets panel to the content area.
  3. With the Text & image object selected, click on Click to add text and measures.
  4. The design bar will appear; click on the Insert an image button on the far right, as shown in the following screenshot...