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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


This has been a really technical chapter and a very important one on the road to QlikView mastery.

We reviewed some very important concepts that we need to know before we can take on advanced expressions. We had an in-depth look at searching in QlikView, we reviewed bookmarks, we looked at how we use variables, and then discussed how we limit calculations.

Building on these basics, we delved into Dollar-sign Expansion. This feature is used in so many areas, especially Set Analysis, that we really need to have a good grasp of its use.

The Using advanced Set Analysis section showed how we can make use of one of QlikView's most powerful features. This is a feature that most QlikView developers will use in most applications.

Finally, we looked at the area of calculating vertically and discussed important functions such as the inter-record functions, the Total qualifier, and last but very much not least, the Aggr function. We now know that the Aggr function is extremely useful, but we don...