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Contributor III
Contributor III

Metadata Attribute


In the QMC under User Document tab and under Document Information we have


Meta data attributes can be created and assigned to a document. These attributes are arbitrary pairs of name and value. They are not saved in the document, but in the meta data of the QlikView Server, utilizing the QlikView Server Document Metadata Service (DMS) facility. A third-party application can read and extract the attributes from the database, using theqvpx protocol. The attributes are presented on the QlikView AccessPoint, in which they are used to help finding the correct document. To create an attribute and assigned value entry, to be stored in the meta file, click on the Add icon, , to the right in the pane, and configure the following fields:


To configure a meta data attribute name, enter a descriptive name in this text box.


To assign a value to the meta attribute name in the Name field, enter the value in this text box.

What is the purpose of of this? When to use this?


2 Replies

they are used to help finding the correct document

That's the purpose.

talk is cheap, supply exceeds demand

Very interesting post. I've noticed that the complete attribute values do not display in AccessPoint. It seems like only around 25 characters come through. Does anyone know how to get the full attribute values or more than 25 characters to appear in AccessPoint?