This setting defines if weeks are broken or not.
In Qlik Sense, the regional settings are fetched when the app is created, and the corresponding settings are stored in the script as environment variables.
A North American app developer often gets Set BrokenWeeks=1; in the script, corresponding to broken weeks. A European app developer often gets Set BrokenWeeks=0; in the script, corresponding to unbroken weeks.
Unbroken weeks means that:
- In some years, week 1 starts in December, and in other years, the last week of previous year continues into January.
- According to ISO 8601, week 1 always has at least 4 days in January. In Qlik Sense, this can be configured using the ReferenceDay variable.
Broken weeks means that:
- The last week of the year never continues into January.
- Week 1 starts on January 1 and is, in most cases, not a full week.
The following values can be used:
- 0 (=use unbroken weeks)
- 1 (= use broken weeks)
Unless otherwise specified, the examples in this topic use the following date format: MM/DD/YYYY. The date format is specified in the SET DateFormat statement in your data load script. The default date formatting may be different in your system, due to your regional settings and other factors. You can change the formats in the examples below to suit your requirements. Or you can change the formats in your load script to match these examples.
Default regional settings in apps are based on the regional system settings of the computer or server where Qlik Sense is installed. If the Qlik Sense server you are accessing is set to Sweden, the Data load editor will use Swedish regional settings for dates, time, and currency. These regional format settings are not related to the language displayed in the Qlik Sense user interface. Qlik Sense will be displayed in the same language as the browser you are using.
If you want ISO settings for weeks and week numbers, make sure to have the following in the script:
If you want US settings, make sure to have the following in the script: