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Vizlib Container Box - Introduction

Note: All Climber Extensions have been acquired by Vizlib in April 2019 and are now part of our value-added product portfolio for Qlik Sense.

When there is only so much space and you still want a lot of options, Vizlib Container Box does the trick! The Container object allows us to include alternative objects in the same space. The user can select what object to see either through a menu or just simple icons. A powerful but simple addition to the Qlik Sense user interface. More advanced users (super users or developers) can use powerful expressions to control what object is shown based on values or selections in the application making the experience both guided and flexible. 



Vizlib Container Box is part of the Vizlib Self-Service product suite, you can find out more about Self-Service by watching our product demonstration. You can also download the product catalogue here. 

Vizlib Container Box features has been created as a generic solution to allow for many different use cases. Tab labels allow an expression so it is possible to create more dynamic solutions and containers can be placed inside containers. 

You can find links to all of our Vizlib Container Box documentation on the product homepage. We've organized our documents into several categories, and to make them easy to find, we've included keywords in the document title.


This page helps you get started with  Vizlib Container Box and explains where to find the information you need. 

If you're new to our products, why not watch our video on getting started with Vizlib here?

You can find the latest version of  Vizlib Container Box on our User Portal in the Self-Service section of the Downloads page. The software includes an installation file and a demo app showing you how Vizlib Container Box works, and you can visit our Demo Apps Gallery where you can search for examples to get your started. 

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Guides are articles which contain technical information relating to Vizlib Container Box

Vizlib products all have the same installation process, and there are installation guides for Qlik Sense server and desktop. There's also a Climber Container (Vizlib Container Box legacy product) tutorial here

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Properties articles contain information on the Property Panel, which you use in the Qlik Sense Hub to manage functions for Vizlib Container Box. These articles cover subjects like managing Dimensions and Measures, Sorting and changing the Appearance. You can find the complete list on the homepage.

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Best Practice and Troubleshooting

You can use our Best Practice and Troubleshooting article here to help you start working with Vizlib Container Box and also keep track of any limitations. You can find the complete list on the documentation homepage.

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The Changelog contains details for each release of Vizlib Container Box, such as new features and bug fixes. You can find the changelog on the documentation homepage, and you can sign up to receive notifications of new releases for all Vizlib products here.

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Figure 1 shows an example of a Vizlib Container Box visualization. 

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Figure 1: Vizlib Container Box Example

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