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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By : Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover
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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

By: Miguel Angel Garcia, Barry Harmsen, Stephen Redmond, Karl Pover

Overview of this book

QlikView is one of the most flexible and powerful business intelligence platforms around, and if you want to transform data into insights, it is one of the best options you have at hand. Use this Learning Path, to explore the many features of QlikView to realize the potential of your data and present it as impactful and engaging visualizations. Each chapter in this Learning Path starts with an understanding of a business requirement and its associated data model and then helps you create insightful analysis and data visualizations around it. You will look at problems that you might encounter while visualizing complex data insights using QlikView, and learn how to troubleshoot these and other not-so-common errors. This Learning Path contains real-world examples from a variety of business domains, such as sales, finance, marketing, and human resources. With all the knowledge that you gain from this Learning Path, you will have all the experience you need to implement your next QlikView project like a pro. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • QlikView for Developers by Miguel Ángel García, Barry Harmsen • Mastering QlikView by Stephen Redmond • Mastering QlikView Data Visualization by Karl Pover
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

Document-level security

User privileges can be set on two levels within QlikView, at the document level and at the level of individual sheets. We can open the document-level user privileges by pressing Ctrl + Alt + D to open the Document Properties dialog and selecting the Security tab. This tab is shown in the following screenshot:

The following table lists and describes the document-level security settings:

User privilege


Reduce Data

Allows users to reduce data using File | Reduce Data.

Add Sheets

Allows users to add new sheets by going to Layout | Add Sheet.

Edit Script

Allows users to edit the script by going to File | Edit Script. It is advisable to not enable this setting.


Allows a full reload of the document by going to File | Reload. As this will always return a full data set, ignoring any section access, it is not advisable to enable this setting.

Partial Reload

Allows users to perform a partial reload by going to File | Partial Reload...