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Chart expressions

After you have learned the basics of how to navigate Qlik Sense and how to make your own apps, it is time to learn how to use chart expressions.

These are some of the subjects in this tutorial:

  • Expressions in visualizations
  • Which aggregation functions?
  • Nested aggregations
  • Naked field references
  • The importance of Only()
  • Examples from real life

When you have completed the tutorial, you will be comfortable using expressions in visualizations.


You should be familiar with Qlik Sense basics. For example, you have loaded data, created apps, and created visualizations on different sheets.

You will need access to the data load editor and should be allowed to load data in Qlik Sense Enterprise on Windows.

Tutorial package

Before you start, download and extract the contents of this package:

Tutorial - Chart

The QVF file contains the following data files:

  • Cities.xlsx
  • Customers.xlsx
  • Item master.xlsx
  • Sales rep.xlsx
  • Sales.xlsx

Upload the QVF file and open the available app.

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