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wanyunyang
Contributor

What is system fields for?

In the Qliksense manual, the system fields are like:

sysfield.PNG

My question is, what is the use of system fields?

I know if you put =$Field as dimension, it will display all the fields. But what about those can't be used as a dimension, like $system and $numeric?

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MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

Re: What is system fields for?

That version of the documentation is incorrect.  More recent versions are correct.

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/April2018/Subsystems/Hub/Content/Scripting/system-fields.htm

-Rob

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kfoudhaily
Contributor III

Re: What is system fields for?

MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

Re: What is system fields for?

The screenshot you posted lists System tags not system fields. Tags may not be referenced in chart expressions.

I can't find a manual page that looks like what you posted. Is it edited? If not, which product level are you looking at? Can you post a link?

-Rob

wanyunyang
Contributor

Re: What is system fields for?

Hi Rob, I'm using Qliksense 2.2.4. Here is the link:

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/2.2/Subsystems/Hub/Content/Scripting/system-fields.htm

Thanks for help!

MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

Re: What is system fields for?

That version of the documentation is incorrect.  More recent versions are correct.

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/April2018/Subsystems/Hub/Content/Scripting/system-fields.htm

-Rob

wanyunyang
Contributor

Re: What is system fields for?

Oh I see. Thanks!