Jan
24
2016

Addressing and Partitioning in Tableau

Before and After Addressing

Addressing and partitioning are very similar to scope and direction but are most often used to describe how table calculations are computed with absolute reference to certain fields in the view. With addressing and partitioning, you can define which dimensions in the view define the partition (scope) and which dimensions define the addressing (direction).Addressing and partitioning is a slightly confusing theory in Tableau. However, it is very important for a Tableau developer to understand the concept of addressing and partitioning in order to understand how all the calculations are performed in Tableau.

Jan
21
2016

Difference between Heat map and Tree map

There are two very useful charts which help in analyzing data, heat maps and tree maps. Heat maps and tree maps are very insightful visualizations. However, many a times, there is a confusion between the two due to which analysts either use it wrongly or totally avoid using it. This article will help draw a clear line between heat maps and tree maps, thus enabling analysts to create better visualizations.