Parameters are a key component for allowing dashboard interaction. This tutorial covers the basics on how to create a parameter and use it to change the dimensions of our charts.
- [Voiceover] Parameters have a lot of uses in Tableau,…but they really provide a nice way to give users the ability…to interact and engage with your dashboard.…So that instead of just static views,…we can create some more flexibility.…So, to get started with parameters, I want to take a look…at adjusting some of the measures in one of our charts.…So as I was thinking about, "well what might a new user…or what might someone coming into this Dashboard…maybe have questions about?"…You know they might really question this relationship.…We haven't really provided them a lot of other data…to take a look at and so really,…I want to kind of strengthen up my top picks…'cuz I'm thinking this is kind of a really important chart…in this, and so I want to strengthen this up…by giving people the opportunity to toggle around…and change and take a look at this relationship of…Internet usage compared to other variables.…
I think they're going to walk away after testing a few out…and see that really "Mobile Phone Subscriptions"…
- Sketching your designs
- Formatting data
- Creating cross-data joins
- Creating visuals
- Grouping data
- Using stories vs. tabs
- Changing chart measures and types with interactive parameters
- Making iterations and improvements on your Tableau dashboard design
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Tableau Dashboards
2. Worksheet Design
3. Dashboard Design
4. Designing Interactivity
5. Keeping Your Dashboard Up to Date
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