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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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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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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