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QlikView Licence Lease

Back To Basics – QlikView Licence Lease

by Steve Dark - Nov 18, 2015 - 4 Comments

Something I see frequent questions about is how to Lease a Licence from QlikView Server to the Desktop. This is one of those things that once you know how to do it is second nature – but is in no way obvious if you don’t. Time therefore for another Back To Basics post.


Orphaned QlikView Apps

How To Remove Orphaned QlikView Apps

by Steve Dark - Jan 26, 2015 - 8 Comments

Usually when you remove an app from a published folder it removes itself from the QMC. Sometimes however it remains, in upper case, at the end of the list of apps. This article advises why this happens and how to remove these rogue entries.


Save Time

Two Tips to Improve Your Qlik Life

by Steve Dark - Nov 30, 2014 - 11 Comments

These two little tips are not going to help you solve any major issues in your applications, or even directly improve the end application. They will however save you a chunk of time each time you use them. In fact, if you were not previously aware of them, your Qlik Life is about to change for the better.


How To Use Preceding Load In QlikView

by Steve Dark - Jul 23, 2014 - 41 Comments

Whilst running a recent training course I was surprised to find some reasonably experienced delegates were not aware of layering multiple Preceding Loads. Time, therefore, for another Back To Basics post.


Move Objects Inside A Chart

Move Items Within A QlikView Chart Object

by Steve Dark - Feb 6, 2014 - 17 Comments

This series of posts is designed to capture the things that I do all the time when building QlikView apps that may not be so obvious to others.  This quick tip certainly falls into this camp.  If you have ever wanted to move the legend or a label in a chart but have been unable to do so – read on.


QlikView Status Dashboard

Keep QlikView Simple

by Steve Dark - Jan 3, 2014 - 21 Comments

In part four of my Back to Basics series I am looking at keeping things simple.  It is said a picture tells a thousand words – but often with a dashboard brevity is key.  Perhaps you need only say ‘Raise Prices’ or ‘Something’s Broken’.  How should you aim to achieve this in your own dashboards?


QlikView Incremental Loads

Introduction to QlikView QVD Files

by Steve Dark - Nov 15, 2013 - 69 Comments

In part three of my Back To Basics series of QlikView blog posts I look at QVDs. What they are, how to create them and why you should be using them in your QlikView project.


QlikView Load Stats

How To View QlikView Load Performance

by Steve Dark - Oct 3, 2013 - 10 Comments

This is the second part in our Back To Basics series of posts.  This post looks at a simple way to keep track of how long a QlikView load takes and how much it is doing.


Mounting QlikView Folders

How To Organise Your QlikView Folders

by Steve Dark - Sep 25, 2013 - 45 Comments

This is a new series of Back To Basics posts, where I am going to demonstrate some of the things that I will do on just about every QlikView project I work on. These posts are for new users and more experienced ones that want to pick up a new trick or two.