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QlikView Essentials by Chandraish Sinha

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Chapter 6. Comparative Analysis

In the previous chapter we learned about creating dashboards. Dashboard applications can be made powerful by the use of comparative analysis. Comparative analysis can be best applied with the use of Set Analysis and Alternate States.

In this chapter we shall:

  • Learn about comparative analysis using Set Analysis
  • Learn about Alternate States
  • Learn about What-If analysis using the slider and input box

Set Analysis essentials

A QlikView document is always in the current state. It shows data and aggregation on the current selections made by the user. In most dashboard applications, you have to perform aggregations or perform comparisons between the current selection/state and alternative selections or states in the chart. Set ...

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