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 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 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

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau (Part 1)

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau Part 1: The Introduction Quick without thinking too much about it answer the following questions: What chart type is used the most when displaying data? What chart type is the hardest to design? What … Read More

How to build Interactive Legends in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 8 How to create an interactive legend in Tableau Welcome to the 8th post on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have discussed: how parameter formatting hasn’t improved over time and gave one possible … Read More

How to calculate percent of total in Tableau: Four ways

Tableau 360 How to calculate percent-of-total in Tableau: Four Ways In this episode of Tableau 360 we’ll look at four ways to calculate percent-of-total. There are two table calculations and two level-of-detail calculations. Here are the four ways: Table Calculation … Read More

Vertical Slider Parameters in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 5 of 5 Vertical Sliding Parameters in Tableau Welcome to the 5th of 5 posts (though I may have an encore) on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have discussed: how parameter formatting hasn’t … Read More

Rethinking Slider Parameter Formatting in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 4 of 5 Rethinking Slider Parameter Formatting in Tableau Welcome to the 4th of 5 posts on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have:  Discussed how parameter formatting hasn’t improved over time and gave … Read More

How to build a toggle button in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 2 of 5 How to Build a Toggle Button with a Parameter One feature I’ve always hoped for is a toggle button that is formatted for boolean (TRUE/FALSE) values. I think a toggle has always made … Read More

3… 2… 1… Go: Two Minute Tableau #DATA19 Presentation

3… 2… 1… Go: Two Minute tableau I recently got the chance to present with Jeffrey Shaffer at Tableau Conference 2019. We shared tips on using the tool. You can find the video and a link to the materials below: … Read More