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QlikView Scripting by Matt Floyd

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Renaming fields

To build the associations between data fields, QlikView primarily uses field names as the main identifying factor. There are times when, as a developer, you may want to rename the fields in order to correctly link or delink data fields, as in the following examples:

  • Field linking: If two data fields should be associated but are assigned different names, you can rename the fields with identical names so QlikView treats them as the same. Tables with identical named fields are linked. An important note is that field names are case sensitive in QlikView, and this is critical to field linking/associations.
  • Field delinking: If two data fields do not contain the same information but share identical names, you will need to rename one of ...

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