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raghavsurya
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insert a notepad or MS word file into Qlikview application

Hi,

I have a requirement to insert a notepad or MS word file into Qlikview application. The user who is reviewing the application wants to make notes so that he can get the explanation from the relevant representatives. The notes made in the notepad should be available in the application even after reloading the new data for the next period.

I tried inserting MS word file by using the Insert "Custom Object". But when I try to "Create new" file or "Create From" a small box is getting inserted and not the MS word icon.

Can you please let me know if anybody else had a similare requirement and handled this.

Thanks and Regards,

Raghav

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raghavsurya
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Hi Venu,

We built a html page integrating with SQL database to store the notes, Tasks, pointers in one of our solutions. Linked the html page url through a button.

Regards,

Raghav

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qlik_venu
Contributor III
Contributor III

Even I have a similar requirement.

Is there a solution or a different approach for this.

Thanks,

Venu

Not applicable

I would save a notepad file in the same folder as the qvw and make a button that opens that file. In the button properties you got to the actions tab, add external "launch" and for filename just write the name of the file. So if the file is called Notes.txt just write Notes.txt in there.

Hope that helps.

Not applicable

I would suggest using a spreadsheet to capture the notes. Then you can add an effective date for the note(s). This way notes relevent to a specific time period are display as such. Then you can just load the data in just like any other data source. No linking to an external object required....

just my .02

raghavsurya
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Hi Venu,

We built a html page integrating with SQL database to store the notes, Tasks, pointers in one of our solutions. Linked the html page url through a button.

Regards,

Raghav

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raghavsurya
Partner
Partner
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Hi Trent,

There might be issues, if you want different users to use the same notes file. Also, if you are using Ajax to launch the file from server, the notepad might not get launched sometimes.

Regards,

Raghav

qlik_venu
Contributor III
Contributor III

Thanks for the inputs.