2 Replies Latest reply: Jan 5, 2018 3:40 AM by Petter Skjolden RSS

    Mashup-Copy text from object

    Robert Mika

      Anyone experience such a challenge?



      Lets say if I want to copy any text from this Demo website:


      Market Size & Share


      Either thru native option , extension or script.

        • Re: Mashup-Copy text from object
          Erik Wetterberg


          The reason this does not work is some css:

          html, body {
            user-select: none;

          This is included in Qlik Sense stylesheet, so generally copying text does not work in a Qlik Sense mashup. To copy you need to modify the css, which you can do in developer tools. Just set:


          on the element you want to copy, and it will work.


          Hope this helps


          Erik Wetterberg

          • Re: Mashup-Copy text from object
            Petter Skjolden

            I think a highly dynamic webpage/site of this sort demands more sophisticated software to do "web/data scraping". Something like this perhaps:


            Data Scraping Studio™ - Web Scraping & Data Extraction Software


            (Be aware of the legal consequences that might kick in if you pull data this way)




            Qlik Sense native webfile with this in a load script:




            Would return this:


            2018-01-05 09_37_08-Qlik Sense Desktop.png


            Which indicates that a headless-browser (or similar approach) needs to be used to retrieve all of the webpage content and into a final DOM that needs to be parsed.