Search

Look & Feel

Technical Details

Squirro Search object properties in WebView

Visual Properties (Presentation tab / Caption tab)

Visual configuration
  • the Search area does not need a lot of space in height
  • width can be adjusted to the requirements of the dashboard

Configuration Properties

The logical configuration of the Search extension is configured via the "Squirro Search" tab.

Most configurations can be set hard coded or via Qlik variables from the load script.  

Squirro Settings tab

Setting
example
explanation
ID Field
  • e.g. "internal_research_id"
  • offered via Dropdown menu
    • any dimension which is loaded in QlikView can be chosen
  • in order for the Search to work meaningfully one Qlik dimension (ID Field) must hold the exact same values like the Squirro internal ID (ID Selector) which is returned from Squirro into Qlikview
    • when a query is typed into the Search field, the query string will be submitted to Squirro
    • Squirro will return its internal IDs (ID Selector) of all matching results into QlikView
    • inside QlikView all corresponding dimension values will react
ID Selector
  • variable: vSquirroIDSelector
  • value: "id"
  • see explanation of "ID Field" above
  • specify the Squirro internal ID for mapping to a QlikView dimension holding the same values
Login Token
  • variable: vSquirroToken
  • value: 22ce6730d601a705........430718ec4e65d33971f
  • specifying Squirro API access token
Project ID
  • variable: vSquirroProjectID
  • value: 7sJQVzBdSECah5_ONGtvllx
  • specifying the Squirro Project ID
Server URL
  • specifying Squirro Server ID (cloud or Squirro-in-a-box)
  • it is important to specify the "http://" preceding the IP or name