Category Archives for "Tableau"

Tableau Directional Vector Map

Directional Vector Map in Tableau Directional maps help to show the trade routes, shipping and a whole host of directional data represented. The best way to represent this is by using the map in Tableau.  Your boss may ask you to visually represent the amount of items shipped to different locations around the globe. We are […]

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Tableau Prep Vs. Alteryx – Hands-On Comparision

Tableau Prep vs. Alteryx with Examples Objective: In this article to do a comparison between Tableau Prep and Alteryx, I am going to mention the features of both Tableau Prep and Alteryx in the following ways: 1.)A feature that is present only Tableau Prep but not in Alteryx 2.)Features that are common in both 3.)A […]

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Hands-On Guide to Tableau Sets

How to Sets in Tableau Sets in Tableau are used to create subsets of data based on certain conditions defined by the user. For example, a set can be created for having a subset data of top 10 customers with the highest sales. If you are looking for more ways to improve your Tableau visualizations, […]

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Create a Funnel Chart in Tableau

Funnel Chart in Tableau Funnel Chart is used to represent different levels of a process in the form of funnels representing top-down approach. The size of funnels can be shown through any measures like Sales, Profit or Costs etc. Funnel chart is very useful in identifying the problem areas in a process or identifying the […]

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Tableau Case Function – When Should You Use it?

 CASE and Nested Case Functions in Tableau Summary: “CASE-WHEN” is the part of Logical functions in Tableau. “CASE-WHEN” are used to perform the logical test and return the required value when the test expression is true. Check out Tableau For Data Science Course for more tips and tricks or 40 Awesome Tableau Keyboard Shortcuts How […]

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Super Easy Guide to Tableau LOD Calculations

Level of Details (LOD’s) Expressions in Tableau Using LOD expressions, a user can compute different levels of aggregations that are not at the level of detail of the visualization. If you want to improve your Tableau skills check out: Best Tableau Online Courses. LOD’s Expressions: In Tableau, we have 3 types of Level of Details […]

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40 Most Common Tableau Functions

Using function is in Tableau is essential for being able to represent your data in the best way. Tableau luckily has a list of functions that you can directly apply to your uploaded data.  If you’ve used other function in SQL or Excel these should seem familiar. If you are looking for ways to upgrade […]

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40 Awesome Tableau Keyboard Shortcuts

Here is a list of Tableau Keyboard Shortcuts that will make your life easier. Using keyboard shortcuts can save you precious time and allow you to multitask like a ninja. Here are some of the best short cuts available in Tableau that will make you a much more efficient user. If you still arent sold […]

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How to Create Clusters in Tableau

Clustering in Tableau The basic definition of clustering is to group elements together by similar properties,dimensions, or values. Tableau provides an option to group  data into different clusters based on parameters that you described . Tableau uses the “k-means” algorithm for clustering which suggests that based on the different values,  the data will be partitioned […]

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How to Make A Donut Chart in Tableau

Donut in Tableau Donut chart is not an out of the box visualization in Tableau. Actually, it does not the stringent specification for Tableau data visualization philosophy. However, it is similar to pie chart which divides the a circle in different sectors based on the value of their proportions. But, the difference between Pie and […]

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