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Recent Blog Posts

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    Qlik Support Updates Blog

    DataMarket Stocks and Indices > Stock Markets update for Feb 12th 2019

    Starting on February 12th, 2019, you may notice a change in the historical stock price data sets. This is due to our data provider utilizing a new system. The change mostly involves the adjustment method.  It will now cover the following corporate actions: Cash Dividends, Extraordinary Cash Dividends, Forward Splits, Reverse Splits, Stock Dividends, Bonus Shares, Stock Distributions, Spinoffs and Share Repurchases.  Another change you m... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    The nodistinct qualifier and the Aggr function

    There's a lot of content written about the Aggr function in the Qlik Community and in this blog as well.  No doubt why, Aggr is one of the most powerful, and sometimes intriguing, functions we have in Qlik.   Today, I would like to explain the use of nodistinct and Aggr and the importance of granularity with a simple example.   I have a table containing sales data, I load that table like this:   ProductData: LOAD * inline [ ... View more

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    Qlik Community Manager Blog

    Welcome to the Team - Suzanne Macaluso

    Hello Qlik Community,  We are so incredibly grateful that you spend time with us here on the Qlik Community.  I am excited to share some news about our Qlik Community Team!  Please help me welcome Suzanne Macaluso to the Qlik family. Sue joined us on January 14, 2019 and has been busy getting familiar with all things Qlik.   Sue has joined our team as a Community Specialist and will focus most of her time to moderate this amaz... View more

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    Qlik Academic Program Blog

    Empowering the Next Generation of Wine + Data Leaders: Announcing a Very Special...

    Who knew students could have a career in data and wine! For a fun story about how the Qlik Academic Program is supporting students in ALL fields of study visit  empowering next generation wine data leaders

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    Qlik Design Blog

    The Qlik Data Catalyst Product Tour - The Catalog

    Hi Guys - each week I'll be releasing a brief video and blog entry introducing various modules from our newly released Enterprise Data Management platform - Qlik Data Catalyst. Qlik Data Catalyst builds a secure, enterprise-scale catalog of all the data your organization has available for analytics, no matter where it is. We include powerful, automated data preparation and metadata tools to advance the transformation of raw data into analyti... View more

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    Qlik Academic Program Blog

    Oakland University enhances courses with the Qlik Academic Program!

    The Qlik Academic Program is excited to share its latest Professor success story featuring Professor Jerry Roek from Oakland University in Michigan, USA. “The Qlik Academic Program provides everything. It is completely free and it’s also nice from a professor standpoint because it’s self-contained so you don’t have to spend a lot of time building  a new assignment.   If you are  a professor or student looking for free Qlik Sen... View more

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    Qlik Education Blog

    How Data Literacy Saved My Family

    Our Kevin Hanegan gets personal about Data Literacy in this new post... He shares life lessons about diversity and inclusion and the importance of getting different perspectives, both in life and in your data.  Read here: https://blog.qlik.com/how-data-literacy-saved-my-family

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    Qlik Design Blog

    The Associative Difference Tour - Redux

    Hi guys, today I am proud to share and showcase our newly updated Associative Difference web app. The Associative Difference is a very unique and patented capability of the Qlik Associative Engine. It combines elements of free exploration and discovery along with uncovering findings that would most likely go unnoticed with traditional query-based and SQL tools.  Qlik's Associative Difference allows you to start your analysis from any directi... View more

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    Qlik Support Updates Blog

    Important change to default map in old, unsupported versions of Qlik Sense

    As of Dec 31st, 2018 users of legacy versions of Qlik Sense (v1.1 to v3.0) are no longer permitted to access the default maps from Mapbox in the Sense map chart. Please switch off the map background or switch to an alternative provider.   Switch off map:1. For each map chart, set properties, background: set to “Off”   Alternative map background:1. For each map chart, set properties, background2. Switch to Map service: Custom 3. Enter UR... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    Custom tables with sparklines from scratch using enigma.js and Picasso.js in jus...

     I’m going to walk through creating a custom table with some sparklines from scratch using Qlik’s open source libraries enigma.js and Picasso.js in just a few steps to show you just how quick and easy it is! This is what the (unpolished but) finished table looks like:   Step 1) Scaffold a project You’ll need a dev server. I’m going to use ES6 modules, const and let, and arrow functions, but these aren’t requirements. For simplicit... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    #QlikHighlights2018 Twitter Giveaway - Tell me Your Qlik 2018 Highlights

          Wow! - feels so weird to be back in the saddle after some much needed time off.   Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and that 2019 proves to be a wonderful year for you all.   Similar to the Twitter contest I ran last year – I’d like to do the same this year as well. I want you to share your most interesting Qlik highlights or discoveries during 2018! We want to know what e... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    Repeat Function

    The Repeat function can be used in both Qlik Sense and QlikView to repeat an input string a defined number of times.  It can be used in both the script and a chart expression.  This is how the Repeat function is defined in Qlik Sense Help:   Repeat() forms a string consisting of the input string repeated the number of times defined by the second argument.   Syntax:   Repeat(text[, repeat_count])   The function takes ... View more

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    Qlik Education Blog

    New Years Resolution - Certification!

    Happy New Year, Qlik Community Members! Have you thought about what you want to accomplish and where you want to be by the end of 2019? A new job...a promotion...meeting a professional or personal goal? Achieving a goal takes planning, then action. Figure out where you want to go, and break it down into small steps so you can make progress every week. Slow and steady wins the race. Consider whether education and certification will help you r... View more

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    Qlik Academic Program Blog

    The Academic Program launches a new course for Advanced Analytics!

    The Qlik Academic Program is expanding it's Data Analytics Curriculum and has just launched it's third course! Advanced Topics in Data & Analytics: In this course, students will gain knowledge in theories behind analytics methodologies, including; critical and analytical thinking, predictive modeling and theory, Bayesian statistics, and hypothesis testing.  This course and all of the courses within the Data Analy... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    Qdt-components - custom charts with Qlik's Open Source picasso.js

    Earlier this year I talked about most of the latest Picasso.js charts in qdt-components, Qdt-components & Picasso.js - More Charts!.   Today I will show you the latest feature where you can use any preexisting setting in qdt-components and create your own custom chart.     In the latest version we've exported all of the Picasso.js settings, components and interactions. So the idea is to use a preexisting setting file and ... View more

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    Qlik Design Blog

    REST connector: Using WITH CONNECTION

    I was approached by a colleague with a simple but recurrent question, how can I use for…while loops in conjunction with the REST connector, and how can we make it work with the connection library that comes with Qlik Sense.   A few months ago I shared a “hack” so we can do loops in our scripts as we do with QlikView, activating Legacy Mode will make connection library optional, please remember that there are a bunch of good reasons for ... View more

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    Qlik Education Blog

    The Human Side of Technology

      Check out the latest blog written by Kevin Hanegan, Qlik's Vice President of Knowledge and Learning The Human Side of Technology