Execute

The Execute statement is used to run other programs while QlikView is loading data. For example, to make conversions that are necessary.

Note:

Execute statements are only executed if the security override is enabled in the User Preferences.

Syntax:  

execute commandline

Arguments:  

Argument Description
commandline

A text that can be interpreted by the operating system as a command line.

Example:  

Execute C:\Program Files\Office12\Excel.exe;

Execute winword macro.doc;

Execute cmd.exe /C C:\BatFiles\Log.bat;

Note: /C needs to be included as it is a parameter to cmd.exe.

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