How to dynamically generate a chart based on measure selection

Depending on the business requirement, sometimes you may have lot of key measures in your data. In such situation, you have a choice to – create separate chart for each measure or to create one chart and change the chart dynamically based on the user selection of measures. In this blog, i will discuss, how to dynamically generate a chart […]

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Displaying multiple trend lines on the same axis in Tableau

In my previous article we saw how to display 2 measures on a dual axis Sometimes you need to display multiple trends line on the same axis. In this article we will see how to achieve this requirement. Measure Names and Measure Values in Tableau Tableau automatically creates Measure Names and Measure Values in the […]

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Important keywords in Tableau

Tableau is an awesome tool for creating visualizations. A developer will use Tableau desktop to create charts,tables and maps. Before starting on Tableau development, it is good know the important keywords and concepts as used in Tableau.  Important Keywords in Tableau 1. Data – When you launch Tableau desktop , the first thing you do, […]

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How to create different Charts in Tableau – Part 2

In my previous post how-to-create-different-charts-in-tableau-part-1  you have learned how to create Text table,Heat Maps,Maps and Pie charts. In this article i want to share with you some other types of charts. I will use Superstore.xls as data source. Superstore.xls comes with your Tableau installation and can be located in \Documents\My Tableau Repository\Datasources\ 1. Bar Chart Bar chart […]

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How to create different Charts in Tableau – Part 1

Tableau provides whole range of Charts for data analysis. Given your data and requirements ,it is important to know which charts are best suited. In this blog, i will tell you how to create different types of charts in Tableau. I will use Superstore.xls as data source. Superstore.xls comes with your tableau installation and can […]

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How to Create Maps in Tableau

One of the strong features of Tableau is to create interactive Maps. Tableau automatically creates maps for the fields with geographical roles such as  Country, City, Zipcodes etc. Tableau automatically generates Longitudes and latitudes for such fields. In this blog, i will create a Map using OHIO counties and Zipcodes. I have created a sample data set using […]

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