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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 Fractile() function to generate quartiles

Qlik Sense provides a host of statistical functions that can be put to effective use based on requirements in user reports. At a recent implementation, one of the requirements that popped out was to divide the data values into four quartiles. Quartiles are equivalent to percentiles that divide the data into four groups. The first quartile is determined by every value that is equal to and less than the twenty-fifth percentile. The second quartile is determined by every value that is between the twenty-fifth and the fiftieth percentile. The third quartile is determined by every value that is between the fiftieth and the seventy-fifth percentile. The fourth quartile will be all the data values above and beyond the value of the seventy-fifth percentile. In order to generate quartiles in Qlik Sense, we make use of the Fractile() function. The following recipe explains the process.

Getting ready

For the sake of this recipe, we create a hypothetical...