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Announcing the Qlik Illuminati Class of 2021

You may have heard by now that the Qlik Luminary program has shifted to be more customer focused, which I think is good. Those of us who were previously Qlik Luminaries are proud to have received the designation “Luminary Alumni” but some of us don’t  go so quietly. That is  ...
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QViewer + Easymorph, Better Together

Thousands of Qlik Developers use my QViewer QVD Viewer tool every day to browse inside QVD files.  Sometimes you want to do more than browse. I get questions like Can I sort the rows? I want to sum field x grouped by field y. Can I do that? Can I get a histogram ...
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Can I Update a Mapping Table?

Summary: Can you concatenate rows to a Mapping Table? The answer is “Yes” and I show you how. Recently my Masters Summit colleague Oleg Troyanksy asked me “What are the limits on updating an existing Mapping Table in Qlik script?”.  My immediate answer was “You can’t update a Mapping Table ...
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CubeTester

When working on Qlik Sense performance issues I frequently find I want to measure the performance of specific expressions. I might want to know how variations of an expression may perform against each other.  In a slow chart with many measures I want calculation time individually for each measure to focus ...
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Data Browser Tricks

Summary: I demonstrate my latest “Data Browser” sheet for use in Qlik data modeling. Download here. Today I want to share the latest version of my “Data Browser” sheet. What’s a “Data Browser”? It’s my name for something you may already have. The ubiquitous “System Sheet” or sometimes “Profiler” where you may have listboxes or charts ...
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Recipes for Qlikview Success