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Model

Build your business models with ease using ValQ's Model Tab
Model tab is the first tab on ValQ where you can create the structure of your model and configure the node properties for your business specific use case.
Select Model Tab
To understand about Model tab, its features have been explained in these major sections namely,
Let us have an overview of each section.
If you are using ValQ in Power BI service, you need to switch from Reading mode to Edit mode to use the Model tab.

1. Create Model

The first step is to choose how you would like to begin building the ValQ model. We'll look into the three ways to create a new model.
Three ways to Create Model

2. Model Editor

Editing a model involves structuring the entire layout of the model and setting up each nodes using features such as formulae, templates, bulk edit, node settings, display properties and more.
Model Editor

3. Node Settings

Editing the model requires editing and configuring the node properties such as node name, type, configuration, simulation method, etc. - all of which are available in the Node Settings window.
Node Settings window

4. Templates

While building a model, you can make use of the Template feature whenever there is a need to create a repetitive node structure. Templates are discussed in detail in this section.

5. Formula Functions

In this section, you can find information about Functions and Formula keywords.

6. Global Settings

You might need to use the Settings menu on the tool bar for configuring the global level settings of the visual anytime during the ValQ workflow. This is explained separately in the section Global Settings.
Settings
While we explore each of the above sections in the upcoming pages, let us first learn to get data into ValQ.