Blog posts from our network of speakers

One of the great strengths of Qlik is its simplicity and accessibility, and there is a lot of valuable material publicly available designed to get you up and running with the program. What is a lot harder to find is targeted tuition tailored for the intermediate and advanced level. Much of the support provided for more specialized problem solving comes from knowledge shared throughout the informal ‘Qlik community’ of online forums and blogs, and many users do not realize the vast potential of the platform.

RSS Qlikview Cookbook

  • Mind the Concat() sort-weight January 24, 2023
    Summary: While looking into long expressions I noticed that the optional sort-weight argument has an impact on the distinctness of Concat(distinct…). Incorrect use of sort-weight can generate bloated expressions containing redundant code. In my work tuning Qlik Apps I sometimes encounter very long expressions. An expression many thousands of characters long can be difficult to […]
    Rob Wunderlich
  • Outer Sets Bring New Reusability September 26, 2022
    Summary: I demonstrate how outer sets in Qlik expressions can be used to extend the reusability of Master Measures. The new outer sets feature in Qlik brings new opportunities for Master Measure reuse in Qlik Sense and QlikView. See this post by Henric Cronström for an explanation of the new feature. Without outer sets if […]
    Rob Wunderlich
  • The New Qlik Simplified Authoring Mode July 26, 2022
    Qlik has implemented a new “Simplified Authoring” experience in the SaaS (Cloud) environment. It’s available as an optional preview now and will be implemented for all SaaS tenants in mid-August. I won’t describe the new features as they are well described here. If you haven’t already, I recommend you read the post and then come […]
    Rob Wunderlich

RSS Q-Tips

  • Q-Tip #25 – Fields On The Fly (But Will They?) December 19, 2022
    Hello, and welcome back to the Q-Tips Blog! Our two wonderful Masters Summit events are over, and I’m back to share some of the new nuggets of cool stuff that I learned and discovered in my conversations with colleagues and with our students. What I love about our live Masters Summit events is the unique […]
    Oleg Troyansky
  • Q-Tip #24 – The ONLY Solution, or the Subtle Difference Between Simple and Advanced Search in Set Analysis October 26, 2022
    Like many of my discoveries, this article was inspired by a Qlik Community conversation that followed an old, but still brilliant blog post by Henric Cronström, which describes the “Expression Search”. In one of the comments, a curious guy named Daniel asked a question, which led all of us to this interesting realization. First, let’s […]
    Oleg Troyansky
  • Q-Tip #23 Outer Sets – To Set Or Not To Set? October 7, 2022
    I must be the last person on Earth to blog about Outer Sets, a new syntax in Qlik expressions that was added in recent editions of the tools. After two wonderful blog articles by HIC and Rob Wunderlich, what’s there to talk about? Let’s see if we can uncover some hidden treasures anyway. So, what […]
    Oleg Troyansky