4 Replies Latest reply: Dec 15, 2016 1:27 PM by Robert Klein RSS

    Any possible solutions for apps on a Qlik Sense 3.0 server losing variable definitions loaded from an external file after being copied or published?

    Robert Klein

      We are loading a list of variables with expressions from an Excel file (in an approach similar to this one) into our Qlik Sense 3.0 app on our Qlik Sense server and this works well during development in a personal stream.  However, when someone else on our team copies the app from one person's stream to another, the variable definitions are lost, requiring a reload.  That is still not terrible (only a short amount of time is needed to reload the data before someone can continue working), but we are finding that the variable-dropping issue also occurs when we publish an app that has variables loaded in this way to the Everyone stream and, to my knowledge, there is no way to reload the data at that point. 

       

      Has anyone else encountered this and, if so, has anyone found a solution?  We would really like to find a solution because we have found it helpful to manage our growing list of variables in an external file.

       

      For reference, we have also attempted to move the variable definitions directly into the data load script with a SET statement for each variable, but this approach is not reproducing what we got with the load from the Excel file.