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Side-by-Side Bar Chart combined with Line Chart

I was checking #Workoutwednesday challenge the other night and came across the following Bar Chart combined with Line Chart along with axis labeling to display the months rather than numbers as Jeffrey has done.Quantity for the East and West regions should display as side-by-side bars
Sales for the East and West regions should be displayed as lines


Schedules and Subscriptions in Tableau

Subscribe to a view to receive a snapshot of it by email at regular intervals—without having to sign in to Tableau Server or Tableau Online.Now you can subscribe your colleagues to your workbooks and views!Tableau 10 lets you subscribe other users to your workbooks and views.


Optimizing Tableau Workbook Performance

Discover how to improve workbook performance by focusing on some of the inbuilt Tableau Functionality like Performance Recording. Performance Recording feature in Tableau records performance information about key events as you interact with a workbook. You can then view performance metrics in a workbook that Tableau creates to analyze and troubleshoot different events that are known to affect performance:


Spiral Heatmap in Tableau

A spiral heat map is a specific type of heat map designed for continuous comparable cycles like years or days. The spiral design makes it possible to compare the cycles, but keeping the continuous timeline along the spiral.This Complete post draws inspiration from Adam ,Joe Mako and Manuel Lima work.


Sunburst Chart in Tableau

The sunburst chart is ideal for displaying hierarchical data. Each level of the hierarchy is represented by one ring or circle with the innermost circle represents top of the hierarchy. The circle in the center represents the root node, with the hierarchy moving outward from the center. A sunburst chart without any hierarchical data (one level of categories), looks similar to a doughnut chart.


KPI Donut Chart in Tableau

My fellow colleague Hendrik Kleine taught me another way of creating a donut chart.So today I am posting a variation on the traditional donut instead. We live in the age of gamification and you'll frequently come across a donut representing a single value, making it a KPI viz. In this post, I'll walk through making such a KPI donut, with a twist, each percentage point (out of a total 100) is displayed distinctly.


3D Bar Chart in tableau

Tableau doesn’t support 3d graphs because they aren’t consistent with best practices for presenting data in a way that it can be accurately understood. Studies have shown that 3D Charts are less accurate than other visualization types, and Tableau has a strong bias towards accuracy in presentation. No one finds 3D bars, 3D pies etc. analytically useful. On the contrary they make the charts harder to read with no real benefit. So many Viz Gurus advised not to use 3D charts in tableau.