The Qlik Sense story continues – the last release of 2018 is again filled with numerous innovations and cool features. For the first time, the product’s engine includes Qlik Machine Learning capabilities. So there is a lot to expect in this area in 2019. The following shows an overview of the November release highlights:
Dashboard Extension Bundle
By the Dashboard Extension Bundle, the first standard integrated extensions made their way into Qlik Sense. The feature can optionally be installed during the update. By choosing this option, you will find five new extensions in “Custom Objects”, which are now officially delivered with Qlik Sense and fully supported.
- With the “Date Range Picker” you can select a single date or a range of dates from a calendar.
- The “Navigation Buttons” can be used to define selections and actions for the entire app.
- Using the “Tab Container” several tabs can be created within a Qlik Sense object in order to be able to display different visualizations or analysis views compressed for a selection.
- A “Show/Hide Container” extension helps to display several visualizations in an object depending on the current selection criteria.
- The “Variable Input” extension allows you to specify values for selections using buttons, drop-down menus and text input fields.