How to structure data for Tableau

What is data? Data is information stored in digital format for efficient storage and retrieval. Data can be stored in different formats, excel, csv files, relational database schemas, star schemas, snowflake schema and unstructured data like Fb, twitter or Tip advisor. How Tableau handles data ? Tableau can connect to variety of data sources. When […]

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How to plot specific addresses on a map in Tableau

In Tableau, when you load data with geographical locations, Tableau automatically generates Latitude and Longitude for these geographical fields. These Latitude(generated) and Longitude(generated) fields are used to create a Map. These generated Latitude and Longitudes are good for Country,State,County and Zipcodes, but what if, you have address/location for which Tableau cannot generate Latitudes and Longitudes. To […]

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Branding of Tableau Server

Branding involves changing the look and feel of the application according to your corporate requirements. In Tableau, Branding is available only at the Server level. Site level branding is not available. Branding of Tableau Server The following types of changes can be done to the Tableau Server Change the Tableau server name that appears in […]

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Implementing Tableau Server

An efficiently performing Server is a key for success in any visualization application. This book acts as a step-by-step guide for implementing Tableau Server. It provides A-Z details, from Installation, Managing Content, Security to Branding and much more. It also gives you a good insight into command line utilities. The book provides plenty of exercises […]

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How to Create Custom Color palette in Tableau – Part 2

In Part 1, we learned that in Tableau we can create two types of Color Palettes Regular – Used for Dimensions and Discrete Fields Sequential – Used for Measures or Continuous Fields Creating Custom Sequential Color Palette: Step 1: We have created the Custom Regular palette in How to Create Custom Color palette in Tableau […]

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