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Michael_Tarallo
Employee
Employee

To be able to use QDF Variable Comments within a QlikView App

User Story:

As a QlikView professional utilizing QDF, I would like to be able to use the Variable Comments value that is defined in the Variable Editor of the QDF Global Variable Editor tool. This will allow me to reference the comment for other purposes in my application such as providing descriptive metadata on expressions and columns to my business users.

Work-Around: Define separate variable and value for the metadata you would like to include in your QlikView application.

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Practical examples and uses:

(1)

LOAD "ORDER_NUM",
"PROD_NUM",
"ORDER_DATE",
"STORE_CODE",
QUANTITY,
LINEPRICE,
"LINE_COGS",
PLANTLNG,
"order_status",
"order_id",
$(vG.ProfitMetricInScript) as '$(vG.ProfitMetricScriptTitle)';
 
COMMENT FIELD $(vG.ProfitMetricScriptTitle) WITH '$(vG.ProfitMetricScriptComment)';


(2)


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(3)


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Regards,
Mike Tarallo
Qlik
1 Reply
Magnus_Berg
Employee
Employee

Hi Michael, great idea! This will be added as optional functionality in the next release

Cheers