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Charts and Tables – Qlikview Tutorial – Complete Guide

Last updated on 06th Aug 2022, Blog, Tutorials

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Y K Singh (Sr.QlikView Application Developer )

Y K Singh has 6+ years of experience in data warehousing, BI, and problem-solving in Qlik Sense/Sprinting issues. His articles help the learners to get insights about the Domain.

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What is QlikView?

Purpose of Qlikview is to assemble data from varied data sources, the reports are found and created by using Qlikview features.

By this generated reports the relationship between data is derived automatically .It is a data discovery tool that facilitates the creation of dynamic apps for data analysis.

What are QlikView charts?

Charts are different from each other according to their way of representing numeric data or displaying information. Types of QlikView Charts:

  • QlikView Block Chart
  • QlikView Funnel Chart
  • QlikView Radar Chart
  • QlikView Grid Chart
  • QlikView Line Chart
  • QlikView Mekko Chart
  • likView Scatter Chart
  • QlikView Gauge Chart

QlikView Block Chart:

Block Chart in QlikView displays the arithmetic data values in blocks of varying areas.

The values can also be displayed on each block

Up to a few dimensions are often displayed, wherever every dimension is divided into sub-blocks.

An additional expression is used to calculate the color of each and every block.To develop a new block chart is to click the Create Chart in the toolbar.By right-clicking the Block Chart: Object Menu will be displayed. It may also be accessed from the item menu, once the block chart is the active object.

QlikView Funnel Chart:

Purpose of the Funnel Chart in QlikView is to display the Data flow or data in different stages.

To visualize the Wastage Cost or Production cost at every stage of the Production.

The funnel chart in QlikView can designed in two ways:

  • Each segment in the funnel remains the same size
  • The segments within the chart are proportionate to the data value in the field.

The green section is that the largest as a result of it corresponds to the full amount (239) of merchandise of the road Food, Beverages & Tobacco Like this, the section blue in color, representing Apparel & Accessories is the smallest of all as it corresponds to the lowest value 59.

Qlikview Funnel Chart

QlikView Radar Chart:

A radar chart in QlikView is a unique chart as it displays the numeric information like on a radar.

The x-axis wraps in the 360 degree round and so there is one y-axis for each x-axis value.

It can create a QlikView radar chart in the same way as to create other charts.

Radar charts need 2 dimensions and 1 measure.

The y-axis goes from the center to the perimeter and the x-axis is the perimeter of the chart.

Each value represents the distance from the center of the chart, and displays on axes initiated from the middle. The middle of the chart indicates the minimum value, and the edge the maximum value. A radar chart can display multiple series, each separately connected with their value.The information only goes around the chart once.

Adding values only when it increases the chart’s granularity.

Qlikview Radar Chart

QlikView Grid Chart:

A QlikView grid chart plots the dimension values on the axes and numerical data values .It is displayed as a single dot or symbol on the chart plane.It used the symbols of varying size sorted in a grid. The grid chart is included in the Visualization bundle.For product quantity, plotted against product line gives dots in place of every item’s quantity aligning in line with names of product lines written on the x-axis.

If there are 3 entries for health and beauty, there are 3 dots in that line for every value.

Qlikview Grid Chart

QlikView Line Chart:

A line chart in Qlikview represents data by connecting the numerical values with lines.This type of chart is used in finding trends or changes in business with time.This either has a line connecting all the value points or just symbols or both.

Qlikview Line Chart

QlikView Mekko Chart:

Mekko charts in QlikView represent knowledge within the variety of bars of variable sizes or dimensions.It maintains great importance in business or market analysis.In this chart, every colored bar represents a product item bought from a store.The colors are assigned to every product line.Every bar gives the quantity bought for a specific product and the width of the bar also depends on the magnitude of the value.More the quantity bought, the wider the bar. This will also activate the same selections in other objects present on the sheet-like a list box or table box etc.

Qlikview Mekko Chart

QlikView Scatter Chart:

Scatter chart in QlikView is similar to a grid chart.The only difference is that a scatter chart is used to plot and display data values of a dimension or field which has 2 values.

Plot a QlikView scatter chart between product cost and product quantity keeping the product line as the base dimension.Able to select different symbols in place, if simple dots and also change the size and color of it.

Qlikview Scatter Chart

QlikView Gauge Chart:

Purpose of the gauge chart in QlikView is to display the information like in a meter gauge.Able to decide the high and low values by looking at the gauge needle. It displays only a single expression or data value and not the entire dimension.It can put in a variety of expressions for calculating percentages etc.

The needlepoint of the gauge changes as soon as make any selection in the table objects and display the information relating to that particular selected value.

The fastest way to create a new gauge chart is to select Quick Chart wizard from the Tools menu.

There are many styles of a gauge chart which select from the STYLE properties menu.

Qlikview Guage Chart


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The delivery of every message to its consumer correctly, on time without late.

The message delivery has to be done at a correct time and if not received within that particular time, alerts start to raise.

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