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QlikView: Advanced Data Visualization

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

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

Other charts

Over the course of this chapter, we looked at the most common charts found within QlikView. There are, however, some charts that we did not use, and we will use this final section to take a quick glance at them. Do not worry though; with the knowledge you picked up earlier in this chapter you should have no problem creating these charts as well. Examples of these charts are also included on the Other Charts tab of this chapter's solution file.

Radar Chart

The Radar Chart can be used to depict information that is cyclical in nature. For example, the following screenshot illustrates the number of enplaned passengers per month. In this example you can clearly see that travel increases during the summer months:

Mekko Chart

The Mekko Chart is basically a bar chart with the ability to handle an additional dimension. Our example, shown in the following image, displays the number of enplaned passengers by Flight Type and Year. The width of the bar is determined by the relative amount...