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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

Working with multiple tabs

During the process of creating a new application, we quite often must work with the Data load editor to prepare the data loading process and, after reloading, go to the layout editor and check some numbers with the visualization objects, and then go back to the Data load editor to add another data source or fix an error in the data load process. It is a cyclical process.

This recipe will show you how to work with the Data load editor and the layout editor on multiple sheets at the same time using the web browser.


Getting ready

For this recipe, we will use the app created in Chapter 8, Advanced Aggregation with AGGR. You can also use your existing app if you have access to the data source used to load it.

How to do it…

  1. Open the web browser of your preference.
  2. Type in the following URL: http://localhost:4848/hub. It will show the Qlik Sense Desktop hub.
  3. Open the app created in Chapter 8Advanced Aggregation with AGGR.
  4. Click on the Navigation button to open the menu.
  5. Click...