How to Create Custom Color Palette in Tableau – Part 1

Tableau provides awesome visualizations and color palettes. Tableau provides multiple color palettes, but in case you have to create your own custom color palette, use preferences.tps file. Why use Preferences.tps file ? Prefrences.tps file can be used to create consistent colors across the enterprise. It is also useful when developer has to use colors which […]

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Tableau 10 for Beginners – Book

Tableau 10 provides more power to the developer and business user in the world of Data Analytics. Tableau 10 for Beginners  covers Tableau 10 concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. It provides ample exercises. Sample workbooks are available on Tableau public for download. Dataset and workbooks can also be downloaded from LearnTableauPublic.com. Visit Book resource tab […]

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Tableau developer – First few days at work

Congratulations!!! your dream came true and you have been hired as a Tableau developer. Now you need to know things to be successful and to provide value to your client. a. Get a licensed copy of Tableau desktop Tableau desktop is used for developing sheets,dashboards and data story. Tableau offers two weeks of trail version, after […]

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What are Floor and Ceiling functions in Tableau ?

Floor and Ceiling functions belongs to number functions in Tableau. Ceiling: This function helps in rounding a decimal value to greater or equal value. Floor:  This Function in tableau helps to round an integer to is Lesser values or equal value.   Example: Sum of sales = 2,,297,200.8603 Floor(sum(Sales)) Floor of sales = 2,297,200.000 Ceiling Function […]

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How to remove the All option in the filter in Tableau

In Tableau, Filters are used to filter the data displayed in the view section. Filters can be of displayed in different ways, such as, Multiple values drop down, Multiple value list,Single Value list and so on. Filters create a Where clause to the underlying query of the View. For example, consider the following view, This view […]

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How Tableau visualizations can be viewed

Tableau desktop is used to create visualizations in Tableau. What is Visualization Visualization means pictorial representation of data. This representation can be in the form of charts,tables,maps and so on. Visualization helps in gaining understanding of the data. Using Tableau desktop, developer connects to data, preps the data according to the user requirements and creates various visualizations. […]

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