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Vizlib Writeback Table - Introduction

Read-only dashboards are a thing of the past. With Vizlib Writeback Table, you can easily edit, update and comment on data points or entire rows directly in your dashboards while remaining in the analysis flow. 

It’s like a version of spreadsheets in Qlik Sense but a lot more powerful, as it lets you:

  • Correct your data
  • Insert new information
  • Adjust numbers
  • Create new data segmentations.


Getting the most out of Vizlib Collaboration

Fully customizable, the Vizlib Writeback Table lets you edit Qlik dimensions, measures, and fields and add new data using many data types. Creating an app using our demo app as a learning tool is also incredibly quick.

Vizlib Writeback Table is part of the Vizlib Collaboration product suite; you can learn more by watching our product demonstrations on YouTube and downloading our product catalog. Our Collaboration factsheet summarizes all the available features of Vizlib Collaboration.

The list of supported data output types for the Vizlib Writeback Table is increasing all the time; you can find a summary in the table below. 

Our setup guides are designed around connection types, e.g., all of the SQL products listed here will use the SQL setup guide. 

Please note: Vizlib Writeback Table is only supported in Qlik Sense Cloud for REST destinations. 

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Supported Data Output Types

Data IntegrationOutput Type
QVD/CSV/TXT - data written to a flat file.QVD, CSV (e.g. Excel), TXT files.
REST - data written to a REST API response.All REST-compliant APIs should be supported, including Zapier, Pipedrive, Freshdesk, and Sales.

Please note: OAuth is not supported for authenticating requests with any Vizlib Writeback operation (this includes Google Sheets). 
SQL, Oracle - data written to an SQL database.Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft AzureSQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle Native
Coming Soon! - Generic ODBC
Google BigQuery - data written to Google BigQuery.Google BigQuery
Snowflake - data written to a Snowflake databaseSnowflake 

You can find links to all our technical content for the Vizlib Writeback Table on our documentation homepage. We've organized our documents into several categories, and to make them easy to find, we've included keywords in the document title.

Vizlib Collaboration software download

You can find the latest version of the Vizlib Writeback Table on our User Portal in the Collaboration section of the Downloads page. The demo app is on the Product page for Vizlib Collaboration and can be downloaded from our Demo apps gallery on the Vizlib site.

The software includes an installation file and a demo app showing you how Vizlib Writeback Table works, and you can visit our Demo Apps Gallery, where you can search for examples to get started. You can also review our Architecture Model to see which solution will be best for you.

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Guides are articles that contain technical information relating to Vizlib Writeback Table.

Vizlib products all have the same installation process, and there are installation guides for Qlik Sense Server and desktop.

Vizlib Writeback Table shares a Glossary of Terms and Expression guide with Vizlib Input Form and also has a range of guides for:

There are also guides for Writeback Operations, Qlik Sense Security Rules, and a guide to updating Numeric Formats if you've upgraded to them. You can find a full list of all the guides on the homepage

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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 Writeback Table

These articles cover subjects like Input Field Options, Associated Fields, Custom Styling, Validation, Bulk Edit, Writeback Settings (Destination Settings, Load Script, Audit Columns, Table Settings, and Reload and Actions), and Customization. You can find the complete list on the homepage.

Best Practice and Troubleshooting

You can use our Best Practice and Troubleshooting articles if you see errors or exceptions in Vizlib Writeback Table

We've compiled documents containing advice on Best Practices, Known Issues, support for dealing with Duplicate Records, and instructions on using Binary Loads. You can find the complete list on the documentation homepage

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The Changelog contains details for each release of the Vizlib Writeback Table, such as new features and bug fixes.

You can find the changelog on the documentation homepage and sign up to receive notifications of new releases for all Vizlib products here.

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