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Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Hi.

I have a solution that - as I see it - is pretty neat.

In a lot of applications I present the same KPI's. I build it so that I make a QVD file containing all relevant metrics (for instance no. calls, total handling times, etc.). I load these into different applications, and in different objects I calculate the KPI's based on the metrics. That is, I have defined what expressions that are used in which calculations, and by a long if statement, I ask QlikView to calculate the KPI values distributed on different dimensions.

This works really good, but for the ease of it, I put the long if statement into a variable and then calls this in the objects.

My question is, whether anyone knows whether or not you can put this variable into the load script of the applications. I am think using something like

LET Value = .... (if statement).

But the thing is that it contains a lot of ' and so one that the load script misinterpret.

So, I am think - also to have only one place to maitain this if statement - to put the if statement into a type of include file... (qv script file .qvs).

But does anyone know how to do this?

If so, how do I make the script of the 'if' statement so that QlikView automatically loads the if statement as a variable in the aplications including the include file (.qvs)?

Cheers!

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MVP
MVP

Re: Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Hi,

Instead of LET use SET, just pasted this in text file and save with QVS extension.

SET vTemp = if(KPI = 'Abandoned rate',

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Abandoned contacts'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Offered contacts (calls)'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - antal'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - bestået'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - passed'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

)))

And use =$(vTemp) as an expression.

Hope this helps you.

Regards,

Jagan.

4 Replies
MVP
MVP

Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Hi,

Save you variable script in a file and save it with QVS extension.

And then in Edit Script -> Edit tab -> Include and select your QVS file, then you will get something like

$(Include=filename.qvs).

This loads your variable every time you load QVW file.

Regards,

Jagan.

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Re: Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Thanks, but it doesn't work as I want it...

For instance, if I have a variable that looks like this:

if(KPI = 'Abandoned rate'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Abandoned contacts'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Offered contacts (calls)'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - antal'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - bestået'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - passed'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

)))

And I want this to be in a variable of my QV document. How should I script this in a .qvs file in order for the LET XX = $(Include=XXXX.qvs) to work?

/Kim

MVP
MVP

Re: Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Hi,

Instead of LET use SET, just pasted this in text file and save with QVS extension.

SET vTemp = if(KPI = 'Abandoned rate',

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Abandoned contacts'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Offered contacts (calls)'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - antal'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

,

if(KPI = 'Monitorering - bestået'

,

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - passed'}

>}

Value )

/

SUM(

{<

Metric = {'Monitoring - total'}

>}

Value )

)))

And use =$(vTemp) as an expression.

Hope this helps you.

Regards,

Jagan.

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Re: Using a variable as a global expression and putting it outside QV applications

Yes, I found out...

Thanks, it works like a charm!

/Kim

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