With Qlik Sense - you could use the Global Smart Search option - where you can type in the text value - or the Global Selections panel. This will enable selection possibilities without the need for a filter list box to be displayed on the sheet.
If you have a minute check these short videos out that demonstrate this and more.
- Qlik Sense - Selections that make "Sense"
- Qlik Sense - Global Smart Search (video)
- New to Qlik Sense Videos (other - just in case you need them)
Let me know if this helps you.
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Perhaps I could have been clearer!
I have one data set, a list of invoices, each invoice has a type associated with it. Assume we have type A and type B invoices. I actually want two charts on my dashboard, one showing invoices of Type A and one showing invoices of Type B. I think global search will affect both charts.
So I want to set a design time filter which is preserved for each chart.
Two easy options.
Both methods are achieved by adjusting the existing Measure formula. If you have multiple measures, apply the same technique to all measures in the chart.
1. Set Analysis (shown in middle , it puts a filter into the chart object only and is done within the measure/expression formula ). The SET expression is very powerful and is described in the help under 'SET ANALYSIS'. In the sample expression i wrote, the chart will 'listen' to all filters that the user makes and regardless of any filter applied on the Type field, will apply Type='A' to the chart that the measure exists in. There are many possibilities.
2.Good old 'If Statement' & 'hide zero values' (shown at bottom, it effectively filters the chart object by only counting values where Type in this case ='A'. In this situation you also have to disable 'show zero values' under the add-on section oft he chart properties.
I can also post the .QVF if that will help further.