Learn how to add actions to improve highlighting and filtering of data in Tableau.
- [Instructor] Another way we can add interactivity…to our dashboard is by building in dashboard actions.…So actions allow viewers to click directly onto the charts…to either highlight or filter data.…You can also build in actions for hyperlinks as well…to take them to other webpages.…So for this example, I'm going to show filtering…and then also highlighting,…just to show how you can add in these actions…and how you might use them.…So in order to add in the actions,…you go in under Dashboard and then Actions.…
And then we're going to go ahead and add an action.…You'll see this is where you get your three options…for filtering data, highlighting data,…or, you know, being able to jump to a URL.…So I'm going to show the filter here first.…And you first have your Source Sheets.…So this is where it's going to be looking for the data…or looking for the selection.…And then you have three different ways…you can run the action.…You can hover, so now if I,…if you were just hovering over Japan,…as I hovered over it,…then it would run the action.…
- 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
1. Tableau Dashboards
2. Worksheet Design
3. Dashboard Design
4. Designing Interactivity
5. Keeping Your Dashboard Up to Date
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