MultiBox in QlikView

This article describes how to create a multi box in a QlikView application.

Introduction

Multi box is a QlikView sheet object. It is very important for quick selections. A multi box takes a lot of space. The multi box displays each field on a single line. It avoids the necessity of a drop down selection to be made. Multibox is also known as multi boxing.  Multi box is also known as multi boxing as well as multi column list box.

Let's start with creation of multi box 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.

After clicking New option

Step 2: Open Edit Script

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

window of edit script

  • Then this window will be opened.

    window

Step 3: Click on table files

The next step is by clicking on table files you need to open data files like Excel or CSV. These files contain data.

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Now open a 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 web file upload successfully and reload it.

reload

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 fields that you want to display as a list box and click on the OK button.

sheet

Then you will see two list boxes that you add as a field in the sheet property window.

list box

Step 8: Select multi box

In the menu bar is the option for layout, select Layout-> New Sheet Object-> Multi box.

multi box

Step 9: New multi box

Then this box will be opened. Here you can select fields for multi box then click on the OK button.

New multi

Step 10: Then you will see a multi box.

multi box1

Step 11: If you select a field from the multi box then it is shown like this.

select filed

In this multi box suppose I select a date field then the multi box shows all fields of the date.

Step 12:
Selected data

In this multi box suppose I select any field from the population list box then the multi box shows date, rank, Country, rank depending on population field.

select data

Step 13:
Change font size

If you want to change the font size of a multi box and list box then use this process. The process of changing the font size of a QlikView object is just the same.

Then go to the properties of the multi box.

property

Step 14:
Properties of multi box

Then this box will be opened and select the font tab from the property window.

Now here you select font type and font style. Then click on the OK button.

font

Then you will see changes.

final

Summary

This article provided an introduction to multi box in QlikView and also described properties of a QlikView multi box object. A QlikView multi box is very important for a QlikView document because it shows full data with a single field.