Installation - Updates - Licensing
Windows 7 or higher, QlikView Desktop or QlikView Server v. 11.2 SR5 or higher, up-to-date internet browser (IE 11 or higher, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.). Internet browsers are under constant development in order to stay up to date - at present, highest performance has been achieved using Google Chrome.
Download the installation file after a quick registration from our website, www.npgeomap.com.
To install NPGeoMap on a desktop computer, double-click the installation file "NPGeoMap_v2.5[...].qar" (QlikView v. 11.2 SR5 or higher must be already installed). QlikView will open and automatically and install the ".qar" file in the correct folder. A ".qar" file is simply a ZIP file with a ".qar" extension. QlikView will copy the file into the current user directory:
All NPGeoMap functions are now ready for use. If problems are experienced with automatic installation (no user permission, etc.), the installation will need to be carried out manually. Rename the ".qar" file into a .zip file and extract as described above.
Make sure that the relevant paths are visible in Windows Explorer:
Explorer View Options Show hidden files
To install NPGeoMap on a QlikView Server, proceed manually as described above. Rename the ".qar" file into a ".zip" file and extract it into the following folders:
Windows Server 2008:
Windows Server 2003:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\QlikTech\QlikViewServer\Extensions\Objects INSTALLATION
Change installation directory:
QlikView extensions can also be installed in an alternate directory on the server, in this case the directory settings have to be changed in QMC (QlikView Management Console). If a QlikView Local Client is installed on the same PC, where QlikView Server is installed (for development purposes, etc.), it is possible tell QlikView Local Client to use the same path as QlikView Server (see above) for the NPGeoMap extension.
This setting can be made with the following steps:
oIn QlikView Local Client click on Help About QlikView
the following screen will appear:
oRight-click the QlikView Logo, set the ExtensionUseServerFolder string to value "1" and confirm by clicking on Set - QlikView Local Client will now use the same directory as QlikView Server for the extension. This ensures that local environment functions with the same version as QlikView Server.
oTo test whether the installation has been successful, open the demo version available on www.npgeomap.com.
If all map objects are displayed, NPGeoMap is installed correctly.
To work with NPGeoMap in your QlikView environment, a license is required. Such will be created personally for you, when you choose NPGeoMap as your QlikView Geo-Extension.
If NPGeoMap is already installed, you can get information about the current license by clicking on in the Touchscreen Menu or Info in the Menu Bar.
For evaluation purposes, you will get a demo license by default (sent to you in an e-mail) when downloading a NPGeoMap Demo. This works for 30 days and does not need any information.
Full licenses for QlikView Desktop are related to the QlikView Serial Number. Further the name of the licensee is required.
When NPGeoMap and a license (full or demo) are already installed for QlikView Desktop just click on in the Touchscreen Menu or Info in the Menu Bar to get your QlikView Serial number.
Extension Path in QlikView Desktop:
Do not to change the file or the file name.
The file name always consists of the following components:
"license", an intern product number (NPGeoMap for QlikView is number 1), the beginning of the NPGeoMap version number - all separated with a dash - and an extension containing information what type of license it is.
license + ‑ + product number + ‑ + main version number + .extension
Meaning of the extensions:
QlikView Desktop License
QlikView Server License
NPGeoMap for Sense Server
For information on installation and licensing of NPGeoMap for Sense Server please contact us directly via www.npgeomap.com/kontakt