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 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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LOD calculations

As part of  Tableau Questions and Answers series, I am asking questions related to Tableau and data warehousing concepts. I will encourage my students and other readers to explore the answers and reply with comments. ——————————————————————————– Tableau Question 7. What is LOD (Level of detail) calculation? Leave your answers in the comment section below.    

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Regular calculation vs Table calculation in Tableau ?

As part of  Tableau Questions and Answers series, I am asking questions related to Tableau and data warehousing concepts. I will encourage my students and other readers to explore the answers and reply with comments. ——————————————————————————– Tableau Question 6. What is the difference between a Regular calculation and a Table calculation in Tableau?     Leave your answers in the […]

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How Tableau connects to data

Tableau can connect to a variety of datasources in different ways. Tableau provides native connections to multiple datasources. Tableau can connect to the following datasources 1. Tableau can connect to datasources directly by creating a connection. 2. Tableau can connect to datasources as Live or Extract 3. Extract is a data snapshot,  it creates a TDE(Tableau Data Extract) file. […]

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Context filters in Tableau ?

As part of  Tableau Questions and Answers series, I am asking questions related to Tableau and data warehousing concepts. I will encourage my students and other readers to explore the answers and reply with comments. ————————————————————————————– Tableau Question 5. What are context filters in Tableau?   Leave your answers in the comment section below.    

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