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Specialist II
Specialist II

Data Modeling Question

Hi Community,

i have data modeling question,  let say i have three tables

table1, table2, table3

table1 conected to table2 by DealerCode, and table2 conected to table3 by Targetdate.

so now if i add, any column from table1 as a dimension, and i do sum(value) on a column in table3, so will it work,

i mean will it group data on dimension. 

and second thing is table viewer loads all the data, or only some data for view?

see the image please:

Thanks.

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in the image created is date and has daily 1 value, and the target is monthly target which has monthly 1 value..

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Specialist II
Specialist II

Hello IsrarKhan,

I try always to format the dates all the same, when it comes to compare them (it does not matter if they are DD/MM/YYY or any other format, as long as they all hold the same format).

Regards.

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Not sure.

Normally yes because the dates are stored as numbers.

I will make a test by the end of the day (perhaps you will get the answer by then)

Fabrice

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Partner
Partner

If they are stored as DATE after qlikview reads it, yes, they will link properly.

To assure they are stored as a DATE field, use the function Date#( DateField , 'date format') where the 'date format' should be the same as they appear in the original table.