Category Archives: Community Projects

How to create a KPI switchboard in Tableau | #WorkoutWednesday | 2019 | 30

With the release of 2018.3, Tableau released the long awaited “dashboard button” functionality which opens SO MANY new capabilities when creating dashboards. Prior to this release, the only way to hack your way to a dashboard button was using a dashboard filter action. And while that was a nice and could get you out of

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How to create a dynamic candlestick chart in Tableau | #WorkoutWednesday | 2019 | 13

We’ve made it through 12 weeks of #WorkoutWednesday2019 and we’ve yet to have a challenge that the overwhelming majority of the community has agreed was very difficult. And then, enter stage right, Luke Stanke with a candlestick challenge for week 13. He even said it in challenge intro, “This is very difficult.” And he even

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How to paginate data in Tableau | #WorkoutWednesday | 2019 | 09

It’s always fun to bend Tableau into doing things it’s not really intended to do. One of the things that makes Tableau different then other more traditional reporting tools is it doesn’t natively support pagination of data. I say natively because as we’re about find out, there are ways of doing creating a “pages” user

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How to create a Pareto chart in Tableau | #WorkoutWednesday | 2019 | 08

The Pareto principle was developed by the Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto when, in 1906, noticed that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. And thus, the 80/20 rule was born and business leaders have been stuck on it ever since 🙂 The Pareto chart is based on the principle

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How to pivot rows to columns in Tableau Prep | #PreppinData | 2019 | 02

So it looks like Carl Allchin and Jonathan Allenby‘s little Tableau Prep project had a great first week! The solutions to #PreppinData Week 1 are available here: https://t.co/2oSmskhgxl We loved the feedback and alternate solutions found (along with some visualisations too). The new challenge will be posted tomorrow! Thanks to those that filled in the

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