Chapter 7. Scripting

In the previous chapter, we looked at building the frontend objects for use in dashboards, analyses, and reports. While it may be tempting to keep working on the frontend, we still have a bit of work to do on the backend. Very often input data is not in the exact same format as is required in the target data model, so in this chapter we will look at how we can use QlikView's built-in scripting language to transform our data.

We will first look at the script editor and some of the most important script statements, and see how we can use them to manipulate tables and control the flow of the script. This is followed by a look at some of the most commonly used functions for dealing with conditions and various data types. As QlikView ...

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