Join Nate Makdad for an in-depth discussion in this video Grouping, part of Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableau (2015).
- So within our template layout, we want to…keep some visual design practices in mind…as we continue to build our Dashboard…to improve the readability and overall layout.…So really, what we're talking about here…is some visual grouping, and this…is just one particular example where…we don't see this picture as a bunch of…independent lines.…We really see it as an overall arrow,…because our mind naturally groups together…the likeness of the color and the overall shape…to form one total visual image.…We can take advantage of some of these…techniques, then, in our Dashboard,…which we've already done a little bit…by creating that bin outline around the charts,…which is really grouping by a boundary.…
So, we're going to group like objects together…through the boundary.…We can also group by proximity,…so we can put objects that are alike…closer together, and space the ones that…are farther apart, so that it's clearer…that they belong together and…something else is separate.…We can also group by other similarities.…So, particularly by color, where we…
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
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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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