Directory

The Directory statement defines which directory to look in for data files in subsequent LOAD statements, until a new Directory statement is made.

Syntax:  

Directory[path]

 

If the Directory statement is issued without a path or left out, QlikView will look in the QlikView working directory.

Working directory

Arguments:  

Argument Description
path

A text that can be interpreted as the path to the qvw file.

The path is the path to the file, either:

  • absolute

    Example: c:\data\

  • relative to the QlikView document path.

    Example: data\

  • URL address (HTTP or FTP), pointing to a location on the Internet or an intranet.

    Example: http://www.qlik.com

Example:  

Directory c:\userfiles\data;

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