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What's new in Qlik Sense August 2021


What's new in Qlik Sense August 2021

Augmented analytics

Mutual Information Key Driver Analysis

Insight Advisor can now analyze and score the mutual information between fields. This provides a measure of the influence that one field has on another, allowing you to understand which fields are drivers of another target field.

You can also now calculate mutual information between targets and drivers in charts with the MutualInfo function. This allows analysis such as pair-wise mutual information analysis and driver breakdown by value.

MutualInfo - chart function

Insight Advisor analysis types


New host for satellite tiles

Due to API changes at our satellite tile provider, the host that is used for fetching satellite background data will change from to .

The switch took place on December 7, 2021 and should not be noticeable to most users. However, customers who restrict domains with their firewall will need to allow this new domain after the transition. If your maps are not functioning as expected, contact your Qlik administrator. They might need to allow this new service.

Bars on secondary Axis

Users can now add bars on the secondary axis in a combo chart.

Combo chart

Color per measure

In a combo chart, you can configure each measure to have its own color setting, either a single color or color by expression.

Combo chart properties

Dark mode base map

A fourth base map type with a dark theme has been added to Map chart options. The dark base map with neutral colors puts the focus on the content and makes light-colored feature layers stand out.

Extended object styling

Image by URL in point layer

You can now add an image to a point layer map from a URL. This is in addition to adding images located in the Qlik Cloud media library.

Map properties

Images in straight table

You can now add URL-based images to straight tables.

Table properties

Scripting help improvements

Set analysis

Set analysis lets you define a set (or group) of data values different from the normal set defined by the current selections. This is useful if you want to compare the current selection with a particular value. For example, last year’s value or the global market share.

The set analysis documentation in Qlik Sense Help has been expanded and now includes examples.

Set analysis

Dollar-sign expansions

Dollar-sign expansions are definitions of text replacements used in scripts or in expressions.

Qlik Sense Help has added new examples to the dollar-sign expansion documentation. To test sample load scripts and visualizations, see: