Innovative Tableau

100 More Tips, Tutorials, and Strategies
 
 
O'Reilly (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 24. April 2020
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  • 640 Seiten
 
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978-1-4920-7560-8 (ISBN)
 
Level up with Tableau to build eye-catching, easy-to-interpret data visualizations. In this follow-up guide to Practical Tableau, author Ryan Sleeper takes you through a collection of unique tips and tutorials for using this popular software. Beginning to advanced Tableau users will learn how to go beyond Show Me to make better charts and learn dozens of tricks to improve both the author and user experience.Featuring many approaches he developed himself, Ryan shows you how to create charts that empower Tableau users to explore, understand, and derive value from their data. He also shares many of his favorite tricks that enabled him to become a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author, and Tableau Global Iron Viz Champion.Learn whats new in Tableau since Practical Tableau was releasedExamine unique new chartstimelines, custom gauges, and leapfrog chartsplus innovations to traditional charts such as highlight tables, scatter plots, and mapsGet tips that can help make a Tableau developers life easierUnderstand what developers can do to make users lives easier
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  • 71,41 MB
978-1-4920-7560-8 (9781492075608)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
  • Intro
  • Preface
  • This Book's Purpose
  • This Book's Audience
  • This Book's Structure
  • Conventions Used in This Book
  • O'Reilly Online Learning
  • How to Contact Us
  • Acknowledgments
  • I. Introduction/What's New
  • 1. How to Learn Tableau
  • Read
  • Introducing Playfair Data TV
  • Jump into the Community
  • Attend a Live Training
  • Practice with Tableau Public
  • 2. Parameter Actions
  • How to Use Tableau Parameter Actions
  • 3. Set Actions
  • How to Use Tableau Set Actions
  • 4. Button Dashboard Object
  • How to Use the Button Dashboard Object in Tableau
  • 5. Transparent Sheets
  • How to Make Worksheet Backgrounds Transparent
  • How to Make Map Backgrounds Transparent
  • 6. Show/Hide Button on Layout Containers
  • How to Toggle Layout Containers On and Off
  • 7. New Mapping Capabilities
  • 8. Explain Data
  • 9. Viz in Tooltip
  • How to Add a Visualization to a Tooltip
  • 10. Tableau Extensions
  • II. More Chart Types
  • 11. Chart Types Introduction: Going Beyond Show Me
  • Going Beyond Show Me with the Authoring Interface Canvas and Chart Type Categories
  • 12. The Data-Ink Ratio and How to Apply It in Tableau
  • Ideas for Improving the Data-Ink Ratio of Tableau Visualizations
  • Step 1: Erase Non-Data Ink
  • Step 2: Erase Redundant Data Ink
  • Step 3: Revise and Edit
  • 13. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 1
  • How to Make Flexible Text Tables with Limitless Columns
  • 14. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 2
  • How to Make Custom Tableau Table Headers
  • 15. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 3
  • How to Align Text with Precision
  • 16. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 1
  • How to Make a Highlight Table in Tableau
  • How to Format Marks for a Highlight Table
  • 17. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 2
  • Use Colors in Moderation
  • 18. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 3
  • Color Cells Based on a Discrete Segmentation
  • 19. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 1
  • Two Ways to Make Dual-Axis Combo Charts
  • 20. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 2
  • Use a Dual-Axis Combination Chart to Make Your User Part of the Story
  • 21. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 3
  • Improving the Design of a Line Graph
  • 22. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 1
  • How to Make a Scatter Plot in Tableau
  • A Formatting Trick for Better Mark Borders
  • 23. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 2
  • How to Automate Scatter Plot Segmentation
  • 24. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 3
  • How to Make Connected Scatter Plots
  • 25. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 1
  • How to Make Slope Graphs in Tableau
  • How to Make Slope Graphs Dynamic Based on a Date Range Filter
  • 26. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 2
  • How to Add a Slope Graph/Line Graph Toggle
  • 27. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 3
  • How to Add Vertical Lines to Connect Slope Graphs
  • 28. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 1
  • How to Make Hub-and-Spoke Maps in Tableau
  • 29. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 2
  • How to Make Maps with Custom Territories
  • 30. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 3
  • Combine Generated and Custom Lat-Long Coordinates
  • 31. How to Make a Custom Geographic Map
  • How to Map a Background Image to Create a Custom Geographic Map in Tableau
  • 32. How to Make Trellis/Tile/Small Multiple Maps
  • How to Make Trellis Maps with Automated Grids
  • How to Make Trellis Maps with Manual Grids
  • 33. How to Make a Timeline
  • How to Create a Timeline of Key Events in Tableau
  • How to Display a Reference Line for the Current Date
  • 34. How to Make a Diverging Bar Chart
  • How to Make Positive Values Diverge Left
  • Making a Diverging Bar Chart on a Single Sheet
  • 35. How to Make Marginal Histograms
  • How to Add Histograms to the Margins of Scatter Plots
  • How to Make Marginal Bar Charts in Tableau
  • 36. How to Make Unit Histograms/Wilkinson Dot Plots
  • How to Stack Marks to Create Unit Histograms in Tableau
  • 37. How to Make a Dual-Axis Waterfall Chart
  • How to Use Running Total to Create a Waterfall Chart in Tableau
  • 38. How to Make Performance Indicator Titles
  • How to Directly Communicate Performance in Chart Titles
  • 39. How to Create Performance Indicator Titles with Comparison Score
  • How to Create a Current Versus Comparison Index Callout in Tableau
  • An Alternative Current Versus Comparison Index Callout in Tableau
  • 40. How to Highlight a Dimension Member on a Minimalist Dot Plot
  • How to Make a Minimalist Dot Plot in Tableau
  • How to Highlight a Dimension Member Throughout Dot Plots
  • 41. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 1
  • How to Make Rounded Gauges
  • 42. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 2
  • How to Make Gauges with a Custom Background Image
  • 43. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 3
  • How to Make a Stock Ticker Gauge
  • 44. How to Make Ranged Dot Plots in Tableau
  • How to Make a Dot Plot with a Performance Range for Each Dimension Member
  • 45. Introducing Leapfrog Charts in Tableau
  • How to Combine Dot Plots, Gantt Marks, and Table Calculations to Create Leapfrog Charts
  • 46. How to Let Users Choose Between Chart Types
  • How to Change Charts Using a Parameter Control
  • How to Change Chart Selections with Layout Containers
  • III. Author Experience
  • 47. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 1
  • How to Install Custom Fonts
  • 48. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 2
  • How to Conditionally Format Text
  • 49. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 3
  • Format Text Tables Like Finance Reports
  • 50. How to Deduplicate Joined Rows
  • The Challenge of Working with Joined Data Sources in Tableau
  • How to Deduplicate Joined Rows Using Tableau's LOD Expressions
  • How to Deduplicate Using a Row ID Field
  • How to Deduplicate Using LODs with More Than One Dimension
  • 51. How to Pass Parameters and Filters Between Workbooks
  • How to Pass Fields Between Workbooks Using Query Strings
  • 52. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 1
  • How to Equalize Dates Using the MAKEDATE Function
  • The Challenge of Not Having a Month + Day Date Part in Tableau
  • Equalizing Year-Over-Year Dates on the Same Axis Using the MAKEDATE Function
  • 53. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 2
  • How to Normalize Current Dates and Prior Dates on One Axis
  • How to Equalize a Selected Date Range with a Prior Date Range on One Axis in Tableau
  • 54. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 3
  • How to Make Better Relative Date Filters
  • How to Create Flexible and User-Friendly Relative Date Filters in Tableau
  • How to Allow Users to Select the Relative Date Range
  • Combine This Relative Date Filtering with Parameter Actions for a Better User Experience
  • More Ways to Use These Better Relative Date Filters
  • 55. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 1
  • How to Add an Image to a Tooltip
  • 56. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 2
  • How to Add a Tooltip to a Dimension
  • 57. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 3
  • How to Make Dynamic Tooltips
  • 58. How to Use INDEX() for Easier Top N Filters
  • How to Create More Predictable, Flexible Top N Filters
  • 59. How to Dynamically Display the Top N Versus Other
  • How to Group the Top N and Everything Else with Parameters and Sets
  • 60. 3 Ways to Use the Describe Feature
  • Using Describe to Save Processing Time
  • A Method of Reverse-Engineering
  • Calculated Field Writing
  • 61. 3 Ways to Use Tableau in the Flow
  • How to Reverse-Engineer Table Calculations
  • How to Update Calculations on the Fly
  • How to Save Updated Calculations for Future Use
  • 62. How to Make a Signature Line with Data Status Alert
  • How to Automatically Detect Whether Data Is Up-to-Date
  • 63. How to Improve Your Dashboard Design with White Space
  • What Is White Space in Data Visualization?
  • Sketch Out the Dashboard Dimensions in Advance
  • Take Advantage of the Padding Options on the Layout Pane
  • Use a Blank Dashboard Object
  • 64. How to Display Varying Decimal Places
  • Using Tableau's ROUND and IIF Functions to Display Varying Decimal Places
  • How to Display Two (or Three) Number Formats for the Same Measure in Tableau
  • 65. How to Dynamically Change Number Units Between K/M/B
  • How to Automatically Change Display Units for Thousands, Millions, and Billions in Tableau
  • 66. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 1
  • How to Compare the Last Two Full Days, Weeks, Months
  • How to Isolate the Last Two Complete Date Periods
  • Other Ideas for Comparing the Last Two Complete Date Periods in Tableau
  • Using the Full Current/Full Prior dimension as a filter
  • Compute percent or index changes between the last two full periods
  • Equalize the comparisons so they line up on the same axis
  • Create a parameter to change the comparison date part on the fly
  • 67. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 2
  • How to Compare the Last Two Partial Weeks, Months, Quarters, or Years
  • 68. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 3
  • How to Automatically Change Date Granularity Based on Days in Range
  • 69. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 1
  • How to Highlight Dimension Members Using Parameter Selections
  • 70. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 2
  • Using Parameter Actions to Change Date Parts with the Click of a Button
  • 71. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 3
  • Using Parameter Actions to Use Measure Names in Calculated Fields
  • IV. User Experience
  • 72. How to Create a Custom Top Navigation
  • Eight Characteristics of Successful User Interfaces
  • How to Create a Custom Top Navigation with Button Objects
  • 73. How to Make an Alert-Style Splash Page with Cross-Dashboard Filters
  • 74. How to Make an Intro-Style Dashboard with Cross-Dashboard Navigation
  • Don't Bury the Workbook Lead
  • Introduction-Style Dashboard Alternative: The Welcome Mat
  • 75. How to Add a Cross-Workbook Menu
  • How to Navigate Users Between Tableau Workbooks
  • 76. How to Show Top 10 Lists in Tooltips
  • Displaying Top N Lists Using the Viz in Tooltip Feature
  • 77. How to Color the Highest and Lowest Points on a Highlight Table
  • How to Use Table Calculations to Automatically Answer Business Questions
  • 78. How to Automatically Highlight the Latest Trends
  • 79. How to Do Anomaly Detection
  • Using Table Calculations to Do Statistical Anomaly Detection in Tableau
  • 80. How to Highlight Data Points in a Custom Date Range
  • 81. How to Add a Date Period Notification to a Dashboard
  • 82. How to Turn Data Normalization On and Off
  • How to Toggle Between Actual and Normalized Data
  • 83. How to Add a Filter(s) in Use Alert to a Dashboard
  • How to Use Level of Detail Expressions to Know When a Dataset Is Being Filtered
  • 84. How to Add Custom Integrated Insights to a Dashboard
  • How to Add Actionable Insights and Recommendations with Parameters
  • 85. How to Make Automated Insights in Tableau
  • An Example of Automatic Insights in Tableau
  • How to Concatenate Strings or Text Fields in Tableau
  • Using LODs to Create an Automatic Insight to Compare Against a Benchmark
  • 86. How to Make Color-Coded Navigation Using Dashboard Actions
  • How to Convert a Highlight Table into a Navigation + Color Legend
  • 87. How to Make a Parameterized Scatter Plot
  • How to Let Your Audience Build Their Own Scatter Plot in Tableau
  • 88. How to Make a Global Filters Tab
  • How to Clean Up Dashboards by Moving Filters to Their Own Worksheet
  • 89. How to Make Indicators with Custom Shape Palettes
  • How to Create an Engaging, Explanatory View by Using Custom Shapes
  • Add Value with Tableau's Viz in Tooltip Feature and/or Dashboard Actions
  • 90. How to Make a Timeline When Events Overlap
  • How to Make a Jittered Timeline in Tableau
  • How to Make an Axis Range for a Tableau Timeline
  • 91. How to Change Sort Order with Buttons in Tableau
  • How to Simultaneously Change the Sort Order Across Multiple Sheets
  • 92. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 1
  • Add Context to Callout Numbers
  • 93. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 2
  • Add Context to Line Graphs by Adding a Timeline of Key Events
  • 94. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 3
  • Add Context to Scatter Plots by Coloring Quadrants
  • 95. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 1
  • How to Do Button Swapping in Tableau
  • 96. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 2
  • How to Drill into a Single Row
  • 97. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 3
  • How to Create Persistent Comparison Sets
  • How to Create Segments on the Fly with Set Actions
  • 98. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 1
  • How to Complement Dashboard Design with Third-Party Design Elements
  • 99. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 2
  • 3 Ways to Use Google with Dashboard Actions
  • How to Add a URL Dashboard Action to a Tableau Dashboard
  • Ways to Integrate Google with Tableau URL Actions
  • 100. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 3
  • How to Make a Commenting System with Google Forms Integration
  • Chapter 201
  • Index

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