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How to add a multiple chart types in one worksheet

Are you interested in understanding how to show multiple chart types in one Tableau worksheet? I somehow feel that having a capability of changing the chart types would actually help business user more to talk something that is not necessarily available in one way. Sometimes, Business users want to see data in different forms and have the ability to change the chart type without having to rebuild it which will save lot of time.


Tableau Certification Preparation Guide -Desktop 9 Qualified Associate-

DESKTOP 9 QUALIFIED ASSOCIATE-Exam Preparation Guide is a document which provides information on the structure of the exam, along with the knowledge and skills being measured. It will also guide you to resources to help you prepare for success. But inside this document, first few questions only contains answer and there are so many Tableau learners who are eagerly looking for step by step solution of each question. Here’s comes the solution for you guys.


10 Tableau Timesavers- Tips and Tricks

Tableau is an incredibly versatile tool; unlike many other business intelligence tools, Tableau does not constraint users too much, and instead gives them power to exercise their creativity when developing visually rich reporting.This article show you some timesaving tableau tips for building new views, altering the default formats of fields and axis headers, creating new fields, and customizing the content.The 10 tips below are some of my own favorite, given they deal with very common business scenarios.


Top N and Bottom N View on the Same Worksheet

This article helps you find the top and bottom N within the whole data set, and not in a subset of the data. Here, we will create two bar graphs in same worksheet, one is showing Top 5 values and the other is showing Bottom 5 values.Let’s use the sample file, Sample – Superstore Sales (Excel). Open a new worksheet and select Sample – Superstore Sales (Excel) as the data source.


Change Background Image with Parameter

Sometimes we need to change the background image in our dashboard/Worksheet so that we can better represent our analytical goal. As we know that, Tableau allows you to load dynamic image by using Custom maps option. Background Images are images that you display underneath your data in order to add more complex to the marks in the view.


Move the Discrete Field name from Header to Footer

This article helps you to get the headers and the axis label in the same place in Tableau.Tableau always puts discrete labels at the top then how to move the discrete field name from top/header to the bottom/footer of the graph. Lets Find out here.