QlikView Installation – How to Download & Install QlikView?
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Lets now move on to practically learning QlikView. Today, we will start our journey with QlikView Installation of software and proceed to learn how to navigate within the tool. Here, we will learn a step by step procedure from download QlikView to Install QlikView.
The version of QlikView we will be using is QlikView 12 on a windows platform. You can perform the same procedure on a Mac PC. Make sure you follow along with the steps explained in this QlikView Installation Tutorial.
2. QlikView Installation
Follow this steps to install QlikView In your Windows & Mac.
a. Download QlikView
You can download QlikView (free personal edition), by clicking on the link given below.
QlikView Personal Edition
Once the link opens, you will see a form, fill that form. In a few minutes, you will get an e-mail containing the download link. After this, you need to make a QlikView account with a unique ID, password and login using them. A webpage will show up having the download option. As soon as you click on that the exe download will start.
b. Start the Installation Wizard
Once the setup is completed, run the exe file. Select the language of choice.
The Installation wizard will appear next.
Click on NEXT to continue.
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c. License Agreement
Next will appear a window for the License Agreement. Select the “I accept the terms in the license agreement” and then click NEXT to continue the installation.
d. Customer Information
The next pop-up window appearing will ask for the customer information. Fill in your details and click on NEXT.
e. Select Destination Folder
Next step is a selection of the destination folder. Which is selecting where in your computer would you want the entire software setup to be? The C disk is ideally the location for all the program files. Again click on NEXT once you are done with selecting the folder.
f. Choosing the Setup Type
Select the Setup Type as “Complete” and click on NEXT to continue.
g. Begin QlikView Install
Click on “INSTALL” to proceed with the QlikView installation.
The status of QlikView installation will be indicated by a green bar. Wait till it completes. Then click NEXT.
h. QlikView Installation Complete
Click on FINISH to complete QlikView installation and start it.
3. How to Start QlikView?
Now that we are through with the QlikView installation process, we will quickly get started with QlikView.
- Create a new document.
- Select a data source. You can browse files from your system.
- You can confirm the data presentation style of the data file you selected. Here, you are given two options. Either you can use column headers from the data file or can choose as you like.
- Next step is saving the document you created by a name.
- The fourth step allows you to choose the chart type you want your data to be shown in.
- Next step allows you to populate the chart. You can select dimensions and expressions for your data to be displayed.
- The final step is the selection, where you get to see the selected data in the chart type you chose.
So, this was all about QlikView Installation Tutorial. Hope you like our explanation.
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