Straight Table - AJAX/Webview

In opposition to the pivot table, the straight table cannot display subtotals or serve as a cross table. On the other hand, any of its columns can be sorted and each of its rows contains one combination of dimension(s)+expression(s).

Straight Table: Object Menu

The object menu can be opened as a context menu by right-clicking on a sheet object, or by clicking the icon in the object caption (if shown).

The commands in the menu may vary depending on whether WebView is used from inside QlikView or opening the document in a web browser. The menu contains the following commands:

Properties...

Opens the Properties dialog for the active sheet object.

Notes

Allows creating and sharing notes about the current object.

Notes and Comments

Detach The chart title is appended with the text “(Detached)” and the chart is no longer updated with selections made in the document (though selections may actually still be made from the chart). The command is available only if the chart is attached. By making a copy of a chart and detaching it, you may make direct comparisons between the copy and the original.
Attach Attaches a detached chart. The chart becomes dynamically linked to the data. The command is available only if the chart is detached.
Clear All Selections

Clears all the current selections in the active sheet object. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result.

Copy

Copies the selected sheet object(s) to the clipboard. This function only copies sheet objects, not data or images.

Copy cell value to clipboard

Copies the selected cell value to the clipboard.

Print...

Opens the selected sheet object(s) in tabular format in another browser window. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result.

Send to Excel

Exports possible (including selected) values to Microsoft Excel, which is automatically launched if not already running. The exported values will appear as one column in a new Excel worksheet. For this functionality to work Microsoft Excel 2007 or later must be installed on the computer. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result.

Export...

Opens the Save as dialog where path, file name and (table) file type for the exported data content can be specified.

Fast Change

Makes it possible to change the current chart into another chart type. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result. Only available if Fast Type Change in Chart has been enabled on the Caption tab of the Properties dialog.

Minimize

Iconizes the object. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result. This command is available only if minimizing is allowed in the object's Properties dialog on the Caption page.

Restore

Restores a minimized or maximized object to its previous size and location. Double-clicking the icon of a minimized object or clicking the icon in the object caption (if shown) of a maximized object produces the same result. This command is available only for minimized or maximized objects.

Maximize

Enlarges the object to fill the sheet. Clicking on the icon in the object caption (if shown) produces the same result. This command is available only if maximizing is allowed in the object's Properties dialog on the Caption page.

Remove

Removes the selected object from the sheet.

Straight Table Properties

The Properties dialog is opened by selecting Properties from the Object menu. If the Properties command is dimmed, you probably do not have the privileges necessary to perform property changes.

Dimensions Choose dimensions in the drop-down list. To add a dimension, click . Select a dimension in the drop-down. Use the icon to move items in the list. The icon removes items from the list. For more information click the More... button.

Dimension

Enable Conditional

Marking this check box hides or shows the dimension dynamically, depending on the value of a condition expression entered, by clicking the button in the edit box below.

Dimension

Displays the currently selected dimension.

Label

The label of the dimension. Enter the name you wish to display in the chart. If no text is entered, the label will be automatically set to the expression text.

The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Suppress Null Values

If this check box is marked, the field selected in the Used Dimensions above will not be displayed in the chart if its value is NULL.

Show All Values

Select this box to show all the dimension field values in the chart, including logically excluded values.

Dropdown Select

If this check box is selected for a field column, a drop-down icon will appear to the left in the column header. By clicking the icon, a list box showing all field values of the field will be opened over the table. It is then possible to make selections and searches in the same manner as if the field had been a row in a multi box.

Show Column

When the check box is enabled, the column will be visible.

Conditional

Enable the check box to show or hide the column depending on a condition expression which will be evaluated each time the table is drawn. The column will only be hidden when the condition returns FALSE. Enter the conditional expression in the box below. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Column Alignment

Click to open the popup.

Column Alignment Popup

Label

Sets the alignment for the label to

Left

,

Centered

or

Right

.


Data (Numeric)

Sets the alignment for the horizontal label to

Left

,

Centered

or

Right

.


Data (Text)

Sets the alignment for text data to

Left

,

Centered

or

Right

.

Attribute Expression Styles

Background Color
Define an attribute expression for calculating the cell background color of the dimension cell. The expression used should return a valid color representation (a number representing the Red, Green and Blue components as defined in Visual Basic) which is typically achieved by using one of the special chart color functions. If the result of the expression is not a valid color representation, black will be used.
Text Color
Define an attribute expression for calculating the cell text color of the dimension cell. The expression used should return a valid color representation (a number representing the Red, Green and Blue components as defined in Visual Basic) which is typically achieved by using one of the special chart color functions. If the result of the expression is not a valid color representation, black will be used.
Text Format
Define an attribute expression for calculation of the font style of text in the table cell for each dimension cell. The expression used as text format expression should return a string containing a '<B>' for bold text, '<I>' for italic text and/or '<U>' for underlined text.

Sort


Here the sort order of the values in the sheet object, is set. Some sort options may not be available for some sheet objects.


If more than one sort order is specified, the sort order will be state, expression, frequency, numeric, text, load order.



Primary Sort

Y-Value
Sets whether the dimension values should be sorted according to the numeric value of the y-axis. This option is not available for calculated dimensions.
Frequency
Sorts the field values by frequency (number of concurrences in the table).
Numeric Value
Sorts the field values by their numeric values.
Text
Sorts the field values in alphabetical order.
Load Order
Sorts the field values by the initial load order.

Secondary Sort

Frequency
Sorts the field values by frequency (number of concurrences in the table).
Numeric Value
Sorts the field values by their numeric values.
Text
Sorts the field values in alphabetical order.
Load Order
Sorts the field values by the initial load order.

Sort by ExpressionSorts the field values according to the expression entered.

The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Keep Selected on TopEnable this to keep the selected on top.

Limits


Restrict which values are displayed using the first expression

These properties are used to determine how many dimension values are displayed in the chart, according to settings made below.

Show only

Select this option if you want to show the First, Largest or Smallest x number of values. If this option is set to 5, there will be five values displayed. If the dimension has Show Others enabled, the Others segment will take up one of the five display slots.

The First option will return the rows based on the options selected on the Sort tab of the property dialog. If the chart is a Straight Table, the rows will be returned based on the primary sort at the time. In other words, a user can change the values display by double-clicking on any column header and making that column the primary sort.

The Largest option returns the rows in descending order based on the first expression in the chart. When used in a Straight Table, the dimension values shown will remain consistent while interactively sorting the expressions. The dimensions values will (may) change when the order of the expressions is changed.

The Smallest option returns the rows in ascending order based on the first expression in the chart. When used in a Straight Table, the dimension values shown will remain consistent while interactively sorting the expressions. The dimensions values will (may) change when the order of the expressions is changed.

Enter the number of values to display. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.
Select Include Boundary Values to include the dimension value that contains the comparison value.

Show only values that are:Select this option to display all dimensions values that meet the specified condition for this option. Select to display values based on a percentage of the total, or on an exact amount. The

relative to the total

option enables a relative mode which is similar to the

Relative

option on the

Expressions

tab of the property dialog.

The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Show only values that accumulate to:When this option is selected,all rows up to the current row are accumulated, and the result is compared to the value set in the option. The

relative to the total

option enables a relative mode which is similar to the

Relative

option on the

Expressions

tab of the property dialog, and compares the accumulated values (based on first, largest or smallest values) to the overall total.

The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Show Others

Enabling this option will produce an Others segment in the chart. All dimension values that do not meet the comparison criteria for the display restrictions will be grouped into the Others segment. If there are dimensions after the selected dimension, Collapse Inner Dimensions will control whether individual values for the subsequent / inner dimensions display on the chart.

Label
Enter the name you wish to display in the chart. If no text is entered, the label will be automatically set to the expression text. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

If there are dimensions after the selected dimension, Collapse Inner Dimensions will control whether individual values for the subsequent / inner dimensions display on the chart.

Show Total

The chart will display a total for the selected dimension when this option is enabled. This total behaves differently than the expression total, which is still configured on the Expressions tab of the property dialog.

Label
Enter the name you wish to display in the chart. If no text is entered, the label will be automatically set to the expression text. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Use Global Grouping Mode

The option only applies to inner dimensions. When this option is enabled the restrictions will be calculated on the selected dimension only. All previous dimensions will be ignored. If this is disabled, the restrictions are calculated based on all preceding dimensions.  
Expressions Choose expressions in the drop-down list. To add a dimension, click . Select an expression the drop-down. Use the icon to move items in the list. The icon removes items from the list. For more information click the More... button.
More.../Less... Click this button to expand/collapse the foldout that contains additional tabs. Depending on if the Dimensions or Expressions field is active, different tabs are displayed.

Straight Table Properties: Presentation

Presentation

Allow Interactive Sort Deselecting this check box will disable the Sort command of the object menu.
Max Number Enter a number or drag the slider to set the maximum number of rows to display. Rows displaying sums are not counted; however, sums will still be calculated using all the rows of the table.
Suppress Header Row If this check box is marked the table will be shown without header (label) row.
Sort Indicators If this check box is selected, a sort indicator icon (arrow) will be shown in the header of the column, which is at the top of the current column sort order. The direction of the icon indicates whether the column is sorted ascending or descending.
Selection Indicators Displays selection indicators (beacons) in the table columns containing fields with selections.
Total Position Settings for display of totals in the straight table.
Allow Move Column Deselect this check box to disable moving columns.
Background Color Sets the background to a color, either a solid color or a gradient. Click to choose the color.
Background Image

Sets an image as background. Click to browse for an image. Click to open the Image popup.

More.../Less... Click this button to expand/collapse the foldout that contains additional tabs.

General

Style

Choose an appropriate style from the drop-down list.

Stripes Every

Specify if and how long intervals in rows, shaded stripes should appear.

Cell Borders

Click to open the popup.

Cell Border Settings Popup

Vertical Dimension Cell Borders

If this check box is deselected all vertical cell borders in dimension cells of the current style will be removed.


Vertical Expression Cell Borders

If this check box is deselected all vertical cell borders in expression cells of the current style will be removed.


Border Above Spacing

If this check box is marked dimension spacing rows will be preceded by the same horizontal borders as those below. Furthermore all vertical borders will be removed within the spacing area.

Suppress Zero-Values

If this check box is marked, all combinations of the dimension fields returning zero or null from all expressions will be disregarded in the calculation. This option is selected by default.

Suppress Missing

If this check box is marked, all combinations of the dimension fields associated with only null values in all fields in all expressions will be disregarded in the calculation. This option is selected by default. Turning it off can be useful only in special cases, e.g. if null values is to be counted in a chart.

Horizontal Label

Mark this checkbox to display the straight table transposed 90 degrees, so that labels from a left column and each table record becomes a column of data. Some clients may not handle this setting!

Vertical Labels

Displays the column titles vertically.

Null Symbol

The symbol entered here will be used for displaying NULL values in the table.

Missing Symbol

The symbol entered here will be used for displaying missing values in the table.

Wrap Header

The contents of the header will be wrapped in two or more lines.

Wrap Cell Text

If this check box is marked, the contents of the data cells will be wrapped in two or more lines.

Calculation Conditions

The expression entered here sets a condition to be fulfilled for the chart to be calculated. If the condition is not fulfilled, the text 'Calculation condition unfulfilled' will be displayed in the chart. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.

Styles

Font

To set the font type click .

Caption Font

To set the caption font type click .

Active Caption

To to set the background color for the active caption click . To set the text color click .

Inactive Caption

To to set the background color for the inactive caption click . To set the text color click .

Use Border

Mark this check box in order to use a border around the sheet object. Click the to set the color of the border.

Border Width

Specify a value or drag the slider to set the width of the border. The width is specified in pixels.

Rounded Corners

Click to open the Rounded Corners popup.

Note:

Rounded Corners is only available if you have selected Advanced Styling Mode in Document Properties: General.

Scroll Bar Width

Specify a value or drag the slider to set the width of the scroll bar. This control affects both the width and the relative size of the scroll bar symbols.

Straight Table Properties: Caption

Caption

Label In the text box you can enter a title to be shown in the caption of the sheet object. If no Label is set, the name of the field will be used if Show Caption is selected. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.
Show Caption When this option has been checked a caption will be drawn at the top of the sheet object. List boxes and other "box objects" will have the option switched on by default whereas buttons, text objects and line/arrow objects will not.
Caption Alignment Left/Centered/Right
Multi Line Caption (Word Wrap) If this option is checked, the text will be displayed in two or more rows.
Number of Rows If multiple lines are allowed for the caption, specify the number of rows in the input field, or drag the slider to the desired number.
Caption Alignment Top/Centered/Bottom
More.../Less...

Icons in Caption

Some options may not be available for all objects.

Menu

Opens the object menu.

Clear

Clears all the current selections in the active sheet object.

Print

Opens the selected sheet object(s) in tabular format in another browser window. Some clients may not handle this setting!

Copy Data

Copies the field values in the sheet object. Some clients may not handle this setting!

Copy Image to Clipboard

Copies the sheet object as an image to the Clipboard. Some clients may not handle this setting!

Send to Excel

Exports possible (including selected) values to Microsoft Excel, which is automatically launched if not already running. The exported values will appear as one column in a new Excel worksheet. For this functionality to work Microsoft Excel 2007 or later must be installed on the computer. Some clients may not handle this setting!

Allow Minimize

When this option has been checked a minimize icon will be displayed in the window caption of the sheet object, providing that it is possible to minimize the object. Furthermore, this will make it possible to minimize the object by double-clicking the caption.

Auto Minimize

This option becomes available when Allow Minimize is checked. When Auto Minimize is checked for several sheet objects on the same sheet, all but one will be automatically minimized at any time. This is useful e.g. for alternately displaying several graphs in the same sheet area.

Allow Maximize

When this option has been checked a maximize icon will be displayed in the window caption of the sheet object, providing that it is possible to maximize the object. Furthermore, this will make it possible to maximizing the object by double-clicking the caption. If both Allow Minimize and Allow Maximize are checked, double-clicking will effect minimizing of the object.

Help Text

Here you may enter a help text to be displayed in a pop-up window. This option is not available at document level. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.
It is possible to enter e.g. a description of the sheet object. A help icon will be added to the window caption of the object. When the mouse pointer is over the icon, the text will be displayed in a pop-up window.

Fast Type Change

Here you can enable toggling between chart types. Not available for all objects. Click to open the popup.

Fast Type Settings Popup

Check the boxes for the chart types you want to toggle between using fast type change.

Straight Table Properties: Options

Options

Some options may not be available for all objects.

Read Only Makes the chart read only, that is selections cannot be made by clicking or painting with the mouse in the chart.
Allow Move/Size If this option has been deselected it will be impossible to move or resize the sheet object.
Allow Copy/Clone If this option has been deselected it will be impossible to make a copy of the sheet object. This setting may not be handled by all clients.
Size Object to Data Normally the borders around all table sheet objects in QlikView will shrink when selections cause the size of the table to be less than allocated size for the sheet object. By deselecting this check box this automatic adjustment of size will be turned off leaving any surplus space blank.
Allow Show Info in Caption When the Info function is in use an info icon will be displayed in the window caption whenever a field value has information associated to it. If you don't want the info icon to be displayed in the caption, you can uncheck this option. Only available for list box, statistics box, multi box and input box.
Preserve Scroll Position When marking this check box and the corresponding one in the User Preferences, Objects dialog, QlikView will preserve the vertical scroll position when a selection in table objects has been made.
Use Show Condition The sheet object will be shown or hidden depending on a conditional expression which will be evaluated continuously depending on e.g. selections etc. The sheet object will only be hidden when the condition returns false. The value may be entered as a calculated formula. Click to open the Edit Expression dialog.
Normal Specify the position of the object by setting Left and Top margins, and Width and Height of the object.
Minimized Specify the position of the minimized sheet object by setting Left and Top margins, and Width and Height of the minimized object.
More.../Less...

Options

Owner Domain and User Id of the owner.
Share Object Enable to share objects with other users. Enabling this selection will enable the settings below.
Share with Choose either Share with everyone or Share by username.
Users (Domain\UserID) If Share by username is chosen a list with added users will be shown. To add users click , a row is added, highlight the row to unlock it and edit the user information. To remove users click after each user to be removed.

 

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