Creating Straight Table in QlikView

Introduction

In a QlikView straight table, it is very useful for business users. A straight table is used to show the regular metrics to business users. In a QlikView application, a straight table hs different and interesting properties.

So let's start with the procedure to create a straight table in QlikView.

Step 1:
Open the QlikView application

In the first step you need to open the QlikView application then go to, File-> New, then this window will be opened.

new option

Step 2: Open Edit Script

The second step is to open the edit script window from, File-> Edit Script.

win of edit

  • Then this window will be opened.

    window

Step 3: Click on table files

tablef

Now open the table file and click on the Open button.

local file

Step 4: File wizard type

Then this window will be opened. Here you can see your table file table and click on the Finish button.

File wizard

Step 5: Code of edit script

Now, in the edit script the web file was upload successfully and reload it.

reload2

Step 6: Save file

The next step is to save our QlikView file.

save file

Step 7: Sheet property window

The sheet property window will be opened. In this window you add the fields that you want to display as a table and click on the OK button.

sheet1

Step 8: Main window

Then you will see this window.

main window

Step 9: Select table

In the menu bar, there is an option for layout, click on layout and select table box.

table box

Step 10: New table box

In this window we select fields and click on the Next button.

field1

Now you can see data will be uploaded from the data files.

table data

Step 11: Select chart

In the menu bar, there is an option for layout then click on layout and select chart.

chart

Step 12: Select straight table

In this window select straight table and click on the Next button.

straight table

Step 13: Add dimension

Now in this window, add dimension for calculated data and click on the Next button.

dimension

Step 14: Edit expression

Now add an expression for a straight table and click on the Ok button.

edit1

Step 15: Add anther expression

Now click on the add button to add a new expression.

edit 2

Then this window will be opened and click on the Ok button.

edit 3

Now you can see the straight table with a total number of rankings and population.

final

If you select any data from the table then the straight table shows the total rank and population of the city.

selected data

Step 16: If you want to show the total of rank and population below the table then go to the properties of the straight table.

properties

Step 17:  In the straight table property select the presentation tab and set these settings and then click on the Ok button.

setting

Now you see the total below the table.

final 2

Summary

This article provides a basic introduction to QlikView Straight Tables and also describes how to create a straight table in QlikView with some important features.