Two questions from business users that will probably sound familiar to most QlikView Developers:
“We currently use this report. Can you re-make this in QlikView?”
“Our graphics designer came up with this dashboard. Can you do that in QlikView?”
Quite often you’ll find the answer to be yes. Although admittedly, you often may also want to suggest another approach, especially when asked the first question.
Recently I was asked if the following chart could be built in QlikView:
As you can see, this chart compares relative-to-total amounts for two periods. There is a vague area that connects both bars and kind-of-but-not-so-much shows the change between the periods. I had to think a bit harder before responding to that question…