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Uploading objects to content libraries

You can upload objects to the content libraries that you have update rights to. Qlik Sense only uses image files, but you can upload any file type with an extension that exists in the allow list for content libraries. The maximum file size is specified under Limitations in the following topic: Attaching data files and adding the data to the app.

Information noteThe Qlik Sense Repository Service scans for script tags in XML files uploaded to AppContent or Content Library.
You can choose to upload objects from the content libraries overview page or from the content library Associated items.

Do the following:

  1. Open the QMC: https://<QPS server name>/qmc

  2. Select Content libraries on the QMC start page or from the Start Arrow down drop-down menu to display the overview.

    Tip noteYou can filter a column by using the filtering option: Filter container
  3. Select the content library that you want to upload objects to and click Upload.


    Select the content library and click Edit in the action bar, then select Contents under Associated items and click Create new Upload in the action bar on the Contents page.

    Either way, the Upload static content dialog opens.

  4. Click Browse.

    A browse window opens.

  5. Browse to the files you want to import and click Open.

    The browse window closes and the files are added to Selected files in the Upload static content dialog.

  6. Click Upload.

    The Ongoing transports dialog opens. Any other transports you have initiated are also displayed in the dialog.

    • A spinner is displayed during the file import. Duration shows you how long the import has been ongoing.
    • Click Cancel if you want to cancel the upload.

      Warning and Aborted is displayed and the upload stops.

    • Dimension - cyclicis displayed when an upload is queued. The upload starts when less than four upload processes are running.
    • Click Remove if you want to remove a failed item Warning.

      The item is removed.

    • Conflict error with existing file is displayed if an identical file already exists in the content library:

      • Click Overwrite if you want to replace the existing file with the new file.

        The upload continues.

      • Click Cancel to stop the upload.

        The item is removed from the dialog and the existing item is kept in the library.

    When the file is uploaded, Tick is displayed for 15 seconds and the file is added to the selected Content library. When all your transports have finished successfully, the Ongoing transports dialog closes. If there are any failed transports, the dialog is displayed until the overview page is refreshed.

Tip noteClick the URL path from the Contents overview if you want to view an uploaded file. The file is displayed in a new tab.

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