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vikfriedman
Contributor II
Contributor II

Parsing text file

We have MSWord and/or Text files and want to load to Qlik as a data source. Once loaded, can Qlik search and parse the data from the file? We'd like to create a data model based on the files content. The content is similar and might have some headings.

Any advise that leads to the solution is appreciated.

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jonathandienst
Partner - Champion III
Partner - Champion III

You could certaily read and possibly parse a text file. Qlikview has quite a broad selection of string manipulation functions. Reading a Word document is not really practical as they are binaries (.doc) or zip files (.docx).

If you want advice, you wil need to describe your requirement in a lot more detail.

Logic will get you from a to b. Imagination will take you everywhere. - A Einstein