Join Nate Makdad for an in-depth discussion in this video Calculated fields, part of Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableau (2015).
- As we continue to work with our data,…we also want to create ways to group and organize that data…to make it easier to do analyses.…So as we start to work with this data,…one of the considerations that I have…for the dashboard design…would be ways that we can trim up or other ways…that our users might want to come in and analyze this data.…So visual analysis really works well with grouped data.…To do that, we'll create a new variable, Regions,…to help us group the countries.…And so, this is again it's one of those things…we're trying to keep our viewers in mind…and so they may want to filter…so they can compare like-to-like,…see how particular regions compare,…or just aggregate the data so they have more samples…to see a higher look.…
So not an uncommon thing that we sometimes need to do…with our data.…Down the road, we can also use this dimension…for additional actions or filters…to allow people to see then relevant comparisons.…You can really do this for any dimension…that you need it in your data,…but just some ways that you can continue…
- Building worksheets to feed dashboards
- Formatting data
- Creating visuals
- Creating calculated fields and sets
- Designing the dashboard
- Adding interactive parameters
- Keeping your Tableau dashboard up to date
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1. Tableau Dashboards
2. Worksheet Design
3. Dashboard Design
4. Designing Interactivity with Parameters
5. Keeping Your Dashboard Up to Date
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