Jan
15
2016

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 work sheet, one is showing Top 5 values and the other is showing Bottom 5 values. Problem Statement: Suppose you have a large […]

Jan
12
2016

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.

Jan
6
2016

Difference between Data Blending and Joining?

This article explains the basic concepts of Data Blending and joining in Tableau. 1) The difference between joining and blending data: Joining your data can only be done when the data comes from the same source, for example from two sheet tabs within a single Excel file. If that same information was stored in separate […]

Jan
1
2016

How to convert “Seconds” into “HH:MM:SS”

This article explains how to convert seconds to HH:MM:SS or DD: HH:MM:SS by using a calculated field or by using conditional Formatting in Tableau.Here,DD:HH:MM:SS” represents day, hour, minute, and seconds.

Dec
30
2015

How to move the Discrete Field name say Year 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.

Dec
29
2015

How to create an India Map on Tableau

Tableau automatically assigns geographic roles to fields with common geographical names, such as Country, State/Province, City, etc. Fields with a geographic role will automatically generate longitude and latitude coordinates on a map view. Geographic roles can also be manually assigned to fields that are not automatically recognized. Fields with assigned geographic roles will have a globe icon next to them.