Improving information density in the tables in Qlik Sense

Many clients have mentioned that standard tables in Qlik Sense seem to contain less information compared to QlikView. A typical Qlik Sense table looks less dense compared to its QlikView counterpart, as shown in the screenshots.

Qlik View table

QlikView Table

Usual Qlik Sense Table

Qlik Sense normal table

I attempted to address this by reducing the font size, but it didn’t significantly improve the situation. 

However, after short investigation I discovered a small trick that proved effective. 

I added the following code into CSS section of the multi-KPI object:

					.qv-st-data-cell {
    padding-bottom: 0;
    padding-top: 0;
Qlik Sense Dense Table

This adjustment noticeably increased the density of the table, making it more informative.


Yet, for tables longer than half a page, I encountered an issue with white space remaining at the bottom. I haven’t found a straight solution for this problem, but I found a workaround: I extended the sheet and the object to fit the screen properly.


Additionally, remember to add at least one measure to the multi-KPI object and the following CSS code to hide it when not in Edit mode:

					.qv-object-qlik-multi-kpi {
    display: none;

.qv-mode-edit .qv-object-qlik-multi-kpi {
    display: flex;


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