Provide context and comparisons with reference lines in Tableau.
- [Instructor] Reference lines are useful tools for…helping your viewers quickly assess above, below,…or potentially good, bad performance,…as well as to really give context against various averages.…This is really useful for creating charts that…can stand on their own and…giving our viewers an additional layer of analysis.…To help answer a common question,…how does x compare to the overall average.…So to take a look at how we're going to use reference lines,…we're going to create a scatter plot…from our electrical usage in mobile phone subscriptions.…You may remember from earlier we saw a high correlation…between those two fields,…so something we want to take a look at really around…our internet usage as well.…
So to get started with this,…we're going to add a new worksheet,…and what we're going to do is we're going to go ahead and…first start our scatter plot by dragging over…our electrical power consumption into the rows,…and I'm going to change this to an average,…and then I'm also going to grab…our 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
Data Visualization: Storytelling (2016)with Bill Shander1h 37m Intermediate
Data Visualization Tips and Trickswith Matt Francis2h 14m Intermediate
1. Tableau Dashboards
2. Worksheet Design
3. Dashboard Design
4. Designing Interactivity
5. Keeping Your Dashboard Up to Date
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