Its easy to create multiple sheets and dashboards in Tableau, as part of the exploration of your data. What happens though when you then decide that you want to change the look of an entire collection of sheets? Tableau Zen Master Matt Francis shows how you can change the all the fonts and line formats across an entire workbook, quickly and easily
- [Presenter] Interpreting point two.…It's now possible to format an entire workbook…and change the font and lines.…This means that instead of having to change…every individual sheet…and all the elements within it,…you can now just format the entire workbook.…This is really useful…if you've designed all your workbook in one form,…but then when it comes to publishing it,…you'll want to change it to…a completely different form or line format.…Let's look at this example…using Supstil Sound's data.…Now I've got here just a pretty simple dashboard.…I'm looking at company performance.…
I have a line chart and profit against time.…We've got a profit bar chart…and a sales heat map.…Now in this example,…it's just been bought using the standard type 84 font.…Let's say I want to change it all to be ariel.…To do that, I go to format menu option and select workbook.…The table now shows me all of the fonts…and where they're used within that dashboard,…and indeed the entire workbook.…If I want to change every single font…I can select if from this drop down here.…
The training starts with one of the most important features in Tableau: the difference between the green and blue pills (discrete and continuous data) and how this affects every single action Tableau performs. Then find out how to add new maps and create more effective dashboards that maximize screen real estate. Discover how actions can link together sheets and provide greater levels of interactivity and performance, and how formatting can make an ordinary dashboard demand attention. Plus, get some bonus tips on performing date and time calculations in Tableau. This course deep-dives into the practical, applicable, and essential skills that anyone doing data visualization and analytics in a professional setting needs to have.
- Green vs. blue pills
- Using filters, colors, and dates
- Connecting to data
- Extracting data
- Cleaning and prepping data
- Pivoting data
- Merging and joining data
- Highlighting data
- Using the Analytics pane
- Creating new maps
- Creating calculations based on parameters
- Designing dashboards
Skill Level Intermediate
Q. Thise course was updated 04/21/2017. What changed?
A. Videos were added to cover features in Tableau 10.2.
1. Green and Blue Pills
2. Connect and Extract Data
3. Transform Data
5. Map Your Data
7. Dashboard Design
8. Useful Calculations
9. Tableau 10.2 Updates
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