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Content libraries

A content library is a storage that enables the Qlik Sense users to add shared contents to their apps.

The user who creates the content library automatically becomes the owner of that library. The library and the library objects can be shared with others through security rules defined in the QMC.

The Content library overview lists all the content libraries in the Qlik Sense site.

The following table presents the available fields and buttons. By default, only some of the fields are displayed. You can use the column selector (Table) to add fields.

Tip noteYou can adjust the column width by dragging the header border.
The Content library fields and values
Field Value
Name The name of the content library.
Owner The owner of the content library.
Tags The tags that are connected to the content library.
ID The ID of the content library. By default, not displayed.

The date and time when the content library was created.

Last modified

The date and time when the content library was last modified.

Modified by

By whom the content library was modified.

<Custom properties>

Custom properties, if any, are listed here.

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Sort the list ascending or descending. Some columns do not support sorting.

Filter container

Type a string to filter on, or, when available, select a predefined value. All rows that match your filter criteria are displayed. You can filter on multiple columns simultaneously to narrow your search. If a filter is applied to a column, Filter container is displayed.

To remove your criteria, click Actions in the table header bar and select Clear filters and search.

You can combine filtering with searching.

Searching and filtering in the QMC


Options for clearing filter and search, selecting and deselecting all rows, and toggling wrapping.

Information noteThe option Select all rows is applied to the rows that are currently displayed. Any rows that have been filtered out before selecting all rows are disregarded, even if they were selected. The option Deselect all rows is applied to all rows, including those that were filtered out.

Column selector: Select which columns to display in the overview. Click Undo to reset to the default columns.


Search – both basic and more advanced searches.

Searching and filtering in the QMC

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Refresh the page.


Edit the selected content libraries. When you do not have update rights for the selected items, Edit is replaced by View.


View the selected content libraries. When you do not have update rights for the selected items, Edit is replaced by View.


Delete the selected content libraries. If you do not have delete rights for the selected items, Delete is disabled.


Upload library objects to the selected content library.

Information noteThe Qlik Sense Repository Service scans for script tags in XML files uploaded to AppContent or Content Library.
Create new Create new Create a new content library.
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The overview shows a set number of items, by default. To show more items, scroll to the end of the list and click Show more. Searching, sorting, and filtering of items is always done on the full database list of items, not only the items that are displayed.

Tip noteDouble-click an item in the overview to open the resource's edit page. For multiple selections, hold down Ctrl while clicking the items, or drag over the items.

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