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florianmay
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Special characters in Section Access

Hello!

I have AD groups which start with an @ and I wanted to use one of them for a permission. Is it possible that QlikView can't work with special characters in section access?

And which characters are allowed in section access?

Kind regards,

Florian

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MVP
MVP

Re: Special characters in Section Access

There is nothing special about special characters in SECTION ACCESS. The only thing you have to be careful about is having uppercase field names and I think it would be wise to not use any kind of non-english characters in the field names as well. The values in any field could be anything that is permissible in Qlik in general - although star should be avoided or the character you select for a wildcard instead of a star.

The STAR statement:

https://help.qlik.com/en-US/sense/September2018/Subsystems/Hub/Content/Sense_Hub/Scripting/ScriptReg...