Join Matt Francis for an in-depth discussion in this video Dashboard: Challenge, part of Tableau 10 for Data Scientists.
- [Instructor] Here's a challenge for the dashboard section.…I want you to revise the dashboard…by removing the bar chart…and the filters that we don't need.…Next, change the legend to be floating,…and then move them to the appropriate sheets.…Now create some dashboard actions,…so that clicking on a state in the map…filters the line and heat map, but highlights the state…in the scatterplot.…Change the text on the map tooltip…to be something more readable.…And finally, create specific dashboards,…so that they look good on a desktop, tablet, and mobile.…
This should take you around five minutes.…
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
Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableauwith Nate Makdad1h 38m Intermediate
Data Visualization for Data Analystswith Bill Shander1h 31m Beginner
1. Green and Blue Pills
2. Connect and Extract Data
3. Transform Data
5. Map Your Data
7. Dashboard Design
8. Useful Calculations
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