How to create a radar chart in Tableau | #WorkoutWednesday | 2019 | 07

This is a fun one. I like it when the #WorkoutWednesday add a little whimsy into their challenges and that’s just what Lorna did with her’s this week. Since her challenge came during the week of Valentines Day, she resurrected an old #MakeoverMonday dataset about valentines day spending and challenged us to make a radar chart. But then she added in some extra complexity with requirements for adding buttons (something I’ve not used yet).

So here we go! Let’s check out the requirements:

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The Radar Chart

Okay, I’m not going to try and take credit for things I didn’t create without help. Gotta give credit where it’s due. I followed this blog post from former Data Schooler, Ellen Blackburn. It’s pretty amazing because it includes a scalable way to determine the number of spokes dynamically based on the number in your dataset, which is awesome. I’m definitely bookmarking it for future reference. So for the radar part, go read it 😉

The rest is pretty straight forward. I really enjoyed searching and reading all the various blog posts out there about how to build radar charts:

I <3 #WOW<3 Solution

GO FORTH AND VIZ!

 

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