English Qlik Sense 2.1

What’s new in Qlik Sense 2.1?

Here are the highlights of the new and updated features in Qlik Sense 2.1:

Attach data files

You can now upload and attach data files to an app on a server.

Variables overview You can now get an overview of all the variables in an unpublished app, and create, edit, and delete variables.
Media library You can view all images in an app, and upload new images.
Visual exploration You can now edit some visualization properties through the new exploration menu.
Editable range selection It is now possible to input exact values and do more precise selections.
Exporting a story A story can be exported as a PowerPoint presentation.
Repository Snapshot Manager The Repository Snapshot Manager (RSM) can be used to automate the backup and restore procedures.

Updates and new features are divided into the following sections.

Create

Managing data

Attach data files

You can now upload data files to an app on a server. The file is attached to the app, and you can load and select data to use in the app.

See: Adding data from files and databases

Creating apps and visualizations

Variables overview

In the variables overview, you can now get an overview of all variables in an unpublished app. From the overview, you can create, edit, and delete variables.

See: Variables overview

Auto-complete and color coding in the expression editor

When typing in the expression editor, you now get an auto-complete list of matching fields, variables, and functions to select from. The added color coding helps you to see where fields, variables, and functions are used in the expression.

See: Working with the expression editor

Managing images

Media library

You can now find all the images you can use in the app in the media library.

See: Media library

Upload image

You can now upload images to the media library.

See: Uploading image files to media library

Discover

Interacting with visualizations

Visual exploration

The new exploration menu makes it possible to change some properties while analyzing. The menu is accessible when viewing a visualization in full-screen mode. It is available for line chart, bar chart, pie chart, and scatter plot. It is a simplified version of the properties panel, with the purpose of making data exploration faster and more easily accessible.

See: Visual exploration

Editable range selection

It is now possible to input exact values and make more precise selections.

See: Range selection

Collaborate

Data storytelling

Exporting a story

A story can be exported as a PowerPoint presentation.

See: Exporting a story

Deploy

Planning Qlik Sense deployments

Backing up and restoring a site

The Repository Snapshot Manager (RSM) can be used to automate the backup and restore procedures.

See: Using the Repository Snapshot Manager

Administer

Monitoring a Qlik Sense site

  • The Monitoring apps now handle incomplete or malformed logs without failing during reload.
  • The Monitoring apps now generate simple logs for tracking their own reload history.
  • The QMC change history contains a more complete and detailed list of changes tracked by the Monitoring apps.
  • The Operations Monitor’s Errors and Warnings table is updated to allow more timely access to other log entries associated with an error or warning.
  • The Operations Monitor reports aborted reload tasks as well as successful and failed reloads.
  • The Operations Monitor library includes two new heat map visualizations that can be used on customized sheets for performance monitoring.

History - What's new since Qlik Sense 1.0?

This PDF contains a all the news and updates since the first release of Qlik Sense.

News since Qlik Sense 1.0