Join Nate Makdad for an in-depth discussion in this video Reference lines, part of Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableau (2015).
- Reference Lines are useful tools for helping your viewers…quickly assess above, below,…good, bad performance…as well as give context against various averages.…This is also very useful for creating charts…that can stand on their own outside of the Dashboard…as it gives an additional layer of analysis…and answers a common question,…How does x compare to the overall average?…One way that we're going to use reference lines…in this Dashboard is to see how the average…internet usage has changed over time.…Looking at a trend is always kind of an important…piece of analysis in a Dashboard.…
In our particular case,…we kind of want to see what is the direction…that internet usage is trending over time.…To pull in this new chart…as well as to bring in the reference lines,…we're going to add a new chart here…and I'm going to go ahead and pull in…Internet Usage Ratio into the drop field summary here.…Then I also want to drop in the Year into the columns.…I'm going to change this over to a bar chart…and I'm going to flip the axes because again,…
- 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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