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Category Archives: QlikTips

QlikTip #39: Displaying Html content within QlikView (Minimalistic HtmlTextBox Object Extension)

Abstract and Motivation By default QlikView’s TextBox object does not interpret Html content. It will just show the full Html code loaded into the TextBox object. This also does not change if you are using the WebClient (Ajax client or Mobile client). This article shows how easy this can be achieved by creating a simple […]

QlikTip #38: How to install a local and lightweight SMTP/POP3 service on Windows 7

This article demonstrates how to install a lightweight SMTP service on your local machine to demonstrate some of QlikView's functionality which requires an active SMTP account.

QlikTip #37: Retrieve all EDX tasks from QMSAPi

QlikView’s QMSAPI offers the method IQMS.FindEDX which returns all EDX tasks matching the given name. If you have a look at the detailed explanation of this function it will return any EDX task containing the value for the given string: So testing this in a real world scenario where you have the following EDX tasks: […]

QlikTip #36: Loading a mapping table directly from a QVD file (QV10 SR2+)

In the past it was not possible to load a mapping table directly from a QVD file. We had to use some workarounds to break the optimized load like: Mapping_Map: Mapping LOAD Field1, Field2 FROM qvdFile.qvd (qvd) WHERE 1=1; or Mappping_Map: Mapping LOAD Field1, Field2, 1 as Field_temp FROM qvdFile.qvd (qvd); DROP FIELD Field_temp FROM […]

QlikTip #35: Some hints on working with the QlikView Designer (Part 2 – Moving/Copying Objects)

This is the second part of the series of articles summarizing some hints for working with the QlikView Designer. In this part I’ll show you what you need to know about “Moving/Copying objects” in QlikView. Part 1: Using the design mode of QlikView Part 2: Moving/Copying objects (this article) Part 3: Linking objects Part 4: […]

QlikTip #34: Some hints on working with the QlikView Designer (Part 1 – QlikView Designer)

A colleague asked me today to promote the two blog-posts where the QV10 feature of moving objects while pressing the ALT-key is explained (see and I thought instead of just posting these two links I could deliver more value by starting a series of articles which cover most of the tipps & hints […]

QlikTips #33: Google Maps are not working anymore in QlikView 10 SR2 ???

This week I have received some eMails and read some posts that Google maps do not work anymore after upgrading to QV 10 SR2. This QlikTips shows how to overcome these troubles ...