The File menu is a drop-down menu at the top of the screen, and contains the following commands.
What it does
Opens a new QlikView window and allows to create a new QlikView File.
Opens a new QlikView window and allows to open a QlikView file or a Table file.
Opening a table file automatically opens the File Wizard: Type. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+O.
Open in Server...
Opens the Connect to Server. In this dialog it is possible to connect to a QlikView Server and browse for a document to open in client mode.
This command is only available with documents opened on QlikView Server and when there is a newer version of the document available on the server. When invoking a refresh access is gained to the latest data, while maintaining the session including selections and layout state.
Opens the Open URL dialog. In this dialog type a valid URL to any web page. The web page will be opened in a separate window inside QlikView. Opened web pages can be accessed via the Windows menu just as with standard QlikView document windows.
Opens a new QlikView window, allows the opening of a QlikView file or table file from an Ftp server. Opening a table file automatically opens the File Wizard.
Closes the active QlikView file.
This cascade menu controls a list of user-defined favorite documents, managed independently of the Recent documents list.
Saves the present configuration in a QlikView file. Data, script and layout are saved. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+S.
Saves the present configuration in a new QlikView file under a new name. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: F12.
Saves a link to a document opened on a QlikView Server as a text file on the local machine. The file will have the .qvw extension but will not contain any data or layout.
When opening such a link document QlikView will attempt to reconnect to the server and open the document on the QlikView Server. This command is not available for local documents.
Mail as Attachment...
Only available when working with a local document. Creates a mail with a copy of the current .qvw document attached. The mail recipient will be able to open the .qvw document provided he has access to QlikView and access rights to the document (if section access security is used).
For this command to work a mail client has to be configured on the computer.
Mail with Bookmark as a Link...
Only available when working with a QlikView Server document. Creates a mail with a URL link to the current server document. A temporary server bookmark will be created (including layout state) and encoded in the URL. The mail recipient will be able to use the URL link to open the server document and see what you see, obviously provided that he has access rights to the document and data therein.
A mail client has to be configured on the computer for this command to work. The QlikView Server must be configured to allow server bookmarks.
Opens the standard Print dialog, allows to print the current sheet object. This command is not available for list boxes.
This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+P.
Print as PDF...
Opens the Print dialog with the QlikViewPDF printer preselected. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+P.
Opens the standard Print dialog, allows to print the possible (selected and optional) values of the current list box. This command is only available for list boxes.
Print Possible as PDF...
This command must be used when printing list boxes and multi boxes as PDF.
Opens the Print dialog, allows to print an image of the current sheet.
Shows preview of printable sheet objects.
Add newly created files
Undo the checked out files that need to be deleted from the source control.
Remove the files that correspond to the removed sheets or sheet objects that are part of the source control.
Check in modified files
If the document was not up to date before the Check In Pending Changes operation, then reopen the document to load the project changes that could be introduced while resolving the conflicts.
Undo Pending Changes
Import Document Layout
Opens the Edit Script Dialog. In this it is possible to write and execute scripts that open and connect to databases.
Executes the current load script and reloads data to the active QlikView document. This needs to be done if the contents of the database have been changed since the last time a reload was made. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+R.
Executes the current load script, including all script commands, such as Drop Table, and reloads data to the active QlikView document. However, only those tables whose load and select statements are preceded by the Replace or Add prefix are reloaded.
Data tables that are not affected by this kind of load or select statements will not be affected by the partial reload. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+R.
Opens a menu containing the following two commands:
Opens the Table Viewer dialog where the structure of the loaded data can be studied in a graphical view of tables, fields and associations. This command can also be invoked by the following keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+T.
Recent documents list
A listing of the last QlikView documents used. The number of documents shown can be set in the Settings: User Preferences dialog. Default number is 8. Selecting one of these is equivalent to the Open command.
Closes the open documents and exits QlikView.