Trellis Chart in Tableau

Trellis Chart in Tableau Consider the following line chart that shows total sales by quarter over four years and is broken down by the 17 sub-categories. Pretend you are someone in your audience for this plot. Their response will be: … Read More

Tableau Sales Funnel Template

Tableau Sales Funnel Template The Template Here’s the TL;DR version: Making a funnel chart takes time. Making a beautiful chart takes even more time. Here’s a template for you to automate everything. And here’s the original data. How to use … Read More

Six Uses for a Transparent Shape in Tableau

Six Uses for Transparent Shapes in Tableau Sometimes you need to include custom shapes for your visualizations. One useful trick in Tableau is including a completely transparent, single-pixel image as a shape on dashboards and worksheets. This shape is extremely … Read More

Getting COVID-19 Data from the Web with Tableau Prep

How to webscrape COVID-19 using Tableau Prep This blogpost is upcoming but I wanted to provide those from the GovTUG access to it early!  Tableau Prep Workflow Get JHU Data – R Script Calculate Daily values – R Script Calculate … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 5: Headers

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Headers Part 5: Custom Headers When you think about tables in general, we often don’t think about the importance that the header provides. The header can be more than a title. It can provide … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 4: Filtering

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Row Density Part 4: Filters with Tables So you’ve built a table. That probably means you need a bunch of filters to go with the table. These filters can be cumbersome, steal valuable real … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 3: Row Density

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Row Density Part 3: Row Density In this post we continue our ultimate guide to tables in Tableau by discussing how to change the number of rows displayed in a table using Tableau. As … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 2: Pagination

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Pagination Part 1: Pagination In this post we continue our ultimate guide to tables in Tableau by discussing how to create pagination in Tableau. Sometimes our tables are too long in Tableau–and sometimes we … Read More

How to build a sales funnel in Tableau: #WOW2019 – Week 14 Solution

How to build a sales funnel in Tableau: Workout Wednesday – Week 14 Solution We’re in the middle of a lockdown and my audio driver is broken on my laptop so this week’s video solution is just a blog post. … Read More

How to Create a Range Parameter in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 9 Rethinking Slider Parameter Formatting in Tableau Welcome to the 9th post on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have discussed: how parameter formatting hasn’t improved over time and gave one possible design solution … Read More