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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

Using the visual exploration menu

You can use the visual exploration menu to change some properties without editing the sheet. For example, you can change dimension order, change to an alternative dimension or measure, sort data, change coloring by dimension or measure, and change how labels are displayed.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will reuse the charts used in the Creating treemaps recipe and the bar chart from the Using alternative dimensions and measures recipe.

How to do it…

  1. If you are in edit mode, click onDone.
  2. Hover your mouse over the Treemap object.
  3. Click the Sliders button at the top-right of the visualization, or right-click on the visualization and select Open Exploration menu.
  1. Open the Presentation section and set on in the Value labels property.
  2. The result should resemble the following screenshot:
  1. The value labels are shown on each block.
  2. Click on Close full screen to close the menu and go back to visualization mode.
  3. Now, go to the sheet with the bar chart created in the last...