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Weird text formatting issues in Text Object


I've noticed "interesting" text formatting issue on Text Object in Sense (2.1.1).

I have small table with strings that contain underscore character ('_'):


load * inline [

Display_Name, Variable_Visits, Variable_Compare_Visits

Postal, tr_same_store_postal_code_visits, tr_same_store_postal_code_compare_visits

Region, tr_same_store_region_visits, tr_same_store_region_compare_visits

Market, tr_same_store_market_visits, tr_same_store_market_compare_visits


Everything works fine if I display these records in Pivot, Standard Table or KPI Objects:

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 10.50.35 AM.png

When the same string is displayed in standard Text / Image object, these strings are not displayed properly:

1. The underscore symbol is missing and the substring after that is formatted with "Italian" font style


2. And looks like this "text formatting" is really depends on the following and preceding text for these strings


The "Market String = ..." measure's code is identical for both samples above.

'Market String = ' & Maxstring({<Display_Name = {'Market'}>}Variable_Visits) & chr(10) &

'Postal String = ' & Maxstring({<Display_Name = {'Postal'}>}Variable_Visits) & chr(10) &

'Region String = ' & Maxstring({<Display_Name = {'Region'}>}Variable_Visits) & chr(10) & chr(10) &

But text box displays it differently! 

So it looks like the ('_') character works as some kind of Text Formatting symbol (which I was told not yet available in Qlik!)....

I would appreciate some clarification or suggestions how to handle this case...

Best regards,


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Re: Weird text formatting issues in Text Object

Confirmed as a bug.

Should be fixed in the next release.

Stay tuned :-).