Execute

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

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;

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

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