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Vizlib KPI Designer Properties - Text Layer

Text Layer - is a Key Layer for any KPI Object as you can add any metric (or supporting metric) of your choice using dynamic Qlik expressions or variables. You can also use the text layer for titles or descriptions.

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Here is where you can add the main text expression. You can use a static text, Qlik expressions or variables.

Format as number

If your text expression is a metric, you will have the option to format the resulting metric with the format of your choice.

Currency Format

With this setting, you can add a currency of your choice (or any text character) as a pre or suffix.


Similar to Vizlib Table and Vizlib Pivot Table, you can supplement your measures with dynamic indicators. These are icons which are changing depending on a pre-defined threshold, e.g. when a value is above 
or below 0.

You can choose the style of icon among almost 600 different options, as well as change its colour, location and space according to the text.



Horizontal Alignment
Horizontally position your text within its layer borders left/centrally/right.

Vertical Alignment
Vertically position your text within its layer borders top/middle/right.

Font Color

Colour the text in any font colour you like. Supports Qlik expressions.

Font Style

Style your text using bold, underling or italic

Font Family

Auto Font Size

You can choose to either use a fixed font size for your KPI metric or to responsively adjust its size.

Auto Fit Text

Add multi-line auto-fit text option for text layers in the Vizlib KPI.

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