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#Feature Friday – Run Application

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Mail & Deploy enables you to run entire applications within a task. This helps you to make your reporting workflow even smoother and additionally saves time when deploying and sharing your reports.


Hello again to another #FeatureFriday!

From intuitive features to user-friendly design, we put in a lot of effort to deliver businesses the best experience possible when it comes to reporting out of Qlik®. We built features to impact the little things that matter in reporting with Qlik®-data. To go one step further in making managers, executives and team leaders lives easier.

Today we are covering one of these little things that helped to improve the quality of life for Qlik®-users and report designers leading to improved efficiency and better data-driven decisions.

Run Application

The Run Application Action can be used to start an application or a batch file from a given file location within a task.

A good use case for this could be, Mail & Deploy generates a lot of PDF-files and after that, a Batch file is called with run an application that will ZIP all the files and copy them to several network shares.

Mail & Deploy will consider the application to have successfully completed if it returns exit code 0.

The following attributes can be set:

Application Path
An expression that evaluates to the full path to the application or batch file to be executed.

Arguments
An optional expression that evaluates to the arguments to be passed on to the application or batch file.

Number of Retries
The maximum number of retries, should the application not finish with exit code 0.

Mail & Deploy enables you to run entire applications within a task. This helps you to make your reporting workflow even smoother and additionally saves time when deploying and sharing your reports.

You want to know more about the functionality of Mail & Deploy and all the little things that make Mail & Deploy one of the most powerful Reporting Suites for Qlik®? Then book a product tour with one of our product specialists or sign up for your free 30-day trial.

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