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Dynamic Output Paths

Last Update:

Nov 19, 2015 5:37:03 PM

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Nov 19, 2015 5:37:03 PM

Description: Saving reports where you want them is easy and flexible with NPrinting. You can save reports to the default folder, recipient folders or custom folders which you generate dynamically. Custom folder names can be composed of various elements including the recipient name, the recipient subfolder name, and the value of any QlikView variable available at the time the report is generated.

Enable Custom Folder Feature


  1. Open up your Excel or QlikView Report Task
  2. Select the Custom folder radio button to enable the Custom folder feature and start creating the directory where you want to save your reports

Select Elements to Compose Folder Path

There are various elements you can use to compose the output path.Select the elements you want from the drop-down list.  Elements include:
  • Default output folder - a static path set to C:\NPrinting\Output To Delete under Report settings in the Optionsdialog window
  • Custom path - a static path you choose
  • QlikView variable - creates a subfolder having as its name the value of a QlikView variable at the time of report generation in the path to the output folder
  • Recipient name - creates a subfolder having the recipient's name in the path to the output folder
  • Recipient folder - this path is defined as a recipient property
  • Recipient subfolder - this path is defined as a recipient property
  • FTP destination - must be in first position to establish the remote destination that is set in the FTP Destinationwindow under the Tools tab

Add as Many Elements as You Want


You can add as many elements as you want to the output path and they will be concatenated. You can shift positions of the various elements within the path name.

  1. Click on the green '+' to add an element below the current one and the red '-' to eliminate the current element
  2. Use the green arrows to move elements up (to the left) and down (to the right) within the path
  3. Preview your output path in the preview pane
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Last update:
‎2015-11-19 05:37 PM
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