createGenericObject method

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Creates a generic object and registers a callback to receive the data. The generic object can contain the following:

  • qHyperCubeDef
  • qListObjectDef
  • qStringExpression
  • qValueExpression

The callback method is called whenever the selection state changes in a way that affects the generic object. The parameter is the evaluated version of the definition.

Version history

Introduced 1.0


Name Type Description
param Object Generic object definition
callback Function


Callback method


A promise of an object model.

Tip: For more information regarding a promise, see$q#the-promise-api.


app.createGenericObject( {
	user: {
		qStringExpression: "=QVUser ()"
	version : {
		qStringExpression: "=QlikViewVersion ()"
	fields: {
		qValueExpression: "=Count (DISTINCT $Field)"
}, function ( reply ) {
	var str = "Version:" + reply.version + " Fields:" + reply.fields;
	if ( reply.user ) {
		str += " User:" + reply.user;
	$( "#info" ).html(str);

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