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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 keyboard to navigate and interact

Qlik Sense was primarily conceived to be used by touch gesture or a mouse device. The keyboard is used to type commands, expressions, text, and activate some shortcuts.

This recipe will show you how to use some useful shortcuts.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we will use the Automotive.qvf file, which comes as a built-in example when we install Qlik Sense Desktop.

How to do it…

  1. Open the Sales overview sheet.
  2. Type CTRL + E to enter Edit sheet mode.
  3. Click on the Line chart object to select it.
  4. Type CTRL + C and CTRL + V to duplicate it.
  5. Type CTRL + Z to undo the operation.
  6. Change the size of the objects, and note that the Save button becomes active.
  7. Type CTRL + S to save the app with these changes.
  8. Type CTRL + E to enter sheet view.
  9. Type CTRL + - to zoom out of the window.
  10. Type CTRL + + to zoom in the window.
  11. Type CTRL + O to reset zoom in the window.
  12. Click on Brazil in the Car Sales by Territory donut chart.
  13. Type Enter to confirm the selection.
  14. Click on the Territory...