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QlikView App - Show and Hide Sheets based on User or Menu

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stevedark
MVP
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QlikView App - Show and Hide Sheets based on User or Menu

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As QlikView applications grow the number of tabs that information is spread across can grow rapidly as well.   The new Ajax view makes it easier to navigate when there are many tabs (with the drop down) but if users are using the IE Plugin or an older version of QlikView a lot of the screen can be taken up with tabs.

One way of solving this is to group the tabs into functional areas and place a menu on the welcome tab that allows the user to select which functional area they want to look at.

Furthermore, if some tabs are simply not relevant to some users then it is possible to hide those tabs (and the menu options to show them) from those users.

This document gives an example of a menu that switches tabs on and off and implements hiding of tabs from users based on their OSUser name - loaded from an Inline table in the load script.

I hope you find this document useful, you can find links to other documents I have uploaded here: http://www.quickintelligence.co.uk/qlikview-examples/

Steve

http://www.quickintelligence.co.uk/qlikview-blog/

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NickBentley82
Contributor II
Contributor II

Thanks for your detailed response Steve. 

This post has helped me out a great deal, and the level of detail your response provided was of great assistance regarding an issue I had been stuck on for some time. 

Thanks once again, and keep up the great work! 

Cheers 

Nick

stevedark
MVP
MVP

Thanks Nick. Glad you got to where you needed to be.

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