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How to make good visualization of time series data using tableau?

The time series data looks like this: Month Count1 Count2 1 20 100 2 40 200 3 100 17 4 21 12 I have tried to use area charts or basic line/bar charts to visualize the two counts based on the ...
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Limit Salesforce objects and fields in Tableau Desktop

In connecting Salesforce to Tableau Desktop it brings in every single object as a table. Within each table/object it brings in every single field. The issue is there are many standard objects my org ...
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Are there any open datasets for commercial use?

I am creating a bootcamp for data analyst and it's been 2 days I am looking for some good dataset fit for commercial use that I can use to create Tableau and Power BI tutorials. Even on kaggle some ...
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R and Tableau Integration Calculated Field - Mann-Kendall Test

I am trying to detect a monotonic increase or decrease in the rate of ED visits over a 6 month time period (using monthly rates). I would like to see the p-value in the tool-tip when hovering over the ...
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Tableau year-to-year change in grand total

New to Tableau and having some problems with a calculation I thought would be easy. I have data with one value per month running across a few years. I would simply like to display a table with the ...
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Drop duplicate / Get the unique value

Any idea how to drop duplicate values by 2 columns? Here is the example. I want to get the first row if there's a duplicate value by 2 columns (customer_id , orderid) I've done with making a count ...
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Tableau Calculated Field Help

Tableau newbie here would really appreciate some help with a calculated field. Let's say I have some data: Patient ID Appointment Date 10001 1/1/2019 10001 4/5/2018 10001 2/3/2021 10002 3/2/2019 ...
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use cases of geocoding maps

Tableau has interactive maps that can be used for custom geocoding. I know companies often divide regions for sales and marketing purposes but could anyone think of any specific use cases or examples ...
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"Filter" to select column

Ill try to be as concise and simple as possible: I have 2 columns with numbers. I can create a bar chart for each column. I would like a "filter" to switch between the columns. I'm new to ...
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PrepFlow - Data Column renaming for same named columns

If I have 5 joins in the my prep flow, and I'm finding that all 5 have some common fields like how does one determine which _id belongs to which join? do I need to manually rename each one with a more ...
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Tableau - Filter Buttons not filtering correctly

I created filter buttons to use as a filter for 6 category's (measures) in Tableau Public (latest version) so when you click on them the values for each display on my "Military Enrollment By ...
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Tableau: keeping results independent of view / filter

I am using Tableau Desktop 2021.1.4 Suppose that my source sales data consists of 4 columns Region (dimension with values: N,E,W,S), Type (dimension with values: Furniture, Electronics, Appliances), ...
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Organizing data sources when working with multiple tables from one database

I'm working with a workbook that has a dozen or so dashboards, each showing information stored in a different table in a MS SQL Server database. The information is pre-summarized, Tableau is just ...
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tableau view with dimensions totals, static values and calculation

I try to create a table like the one following. I got 1 line product, 1 dimension "zones" and I want to add few columns : total for pieces on a line, a fixe value for a product(stock mini), ...
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Tableau: Trying to determine the category of one table based on the dynamic aggregate of another table for a Tableau Dashboard

I have one table that contains unique rows for all my quote requests: Quote_ID 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 in a second table that I've joined (1-0*) with a ...
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Use Pivoted / Filtered Data as the basis for a Report?

I have a worksheet in Tableau that is organized into rows and columns and filtered on an aggregate calculation just the way I want it. I'd like to make a report based on this workbook's results but I ...
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Un-Pivot Data in Tableau

Say you have data with fields named: A, B, C, KEY, VALUE. And lets say the KEY field contains a discrete set of possible values like "X", "Y", and "Z". How do you ...
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Tableau unable to map locations when names are similar

I have created a custom geocoding solution by inserting my own tables in a hyper file. I had a Names column where I had names in different formats for example a) 10.1.7.10 b) 10171.0 When I created my ...
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SQL/Rails DISTINCT ON in Tableau

I have some practitioners in different states with different certifications setting availability (records with start and end dates), and I want to see the total availability grouped by states and ...
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Funnel chart creation with color coding

I have created a funnel chart, but when I apply coloring to it to show each phase of the funnel, it does not work, can anyone help me understand what I am missing? here is the link https://10ay.online....
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Save CSVs as hyper file

I have three separate CSV files (Points.csv, PointsSynonym.csv, and LocalDataPoints.csv). I made these files after extracting data from shape files and .gpkg files. I would like to save them all a ...
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Three data sets in one plot in Tableau

The goal is to plot three data sets in one plot: (DATE1_GOOD, DATE1_BAD); (DATE2_GOOD, DATE2_BAD); (DATE3_GOOD, DATE3_BAD). Unfortunately, I'm getting all possible combinations: So now the task is to ...
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Why is my Tableau correlation coefficient different from what I calculated using Python?

I'm required to create a correlation matrix table using Tableau so I've created a version using Python to check if I did everything right. The numbers are coming out different for both calculations. ...
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Tableau - Take row-wise data and pivot it to have an output table based on separate table of product hierarchies

I have sales data with a unique customer ID on each row and their corresponding sales by Product on columns. I have a separate table for product hierarchy, which has a mapping of all products (column ...
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Tableau: How to select data points in map to filter data?

I would like to filter my data to only present observations taking place in Berlin (where data points are concentrated in the image below). How can this be achieved? The only geographical information ...
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Tableau can be used as a big datastore as well?

Company wants to use Tableau solution for visual reporting. The inputs are various files. The plan is to use latest SQL Server as database and server. Q. Does Tableau has their own database ? Can ...
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In Tableau, how can I create sub-category fields out of an overarching dimension?

I have a data set where it's more or less a star schema-like format, but in an Excel file. Don't worry about primary keys setup or any of that unless it significantly matters for answering this ...
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Which visualization tool should I use?

We consider the below function : $f(x,y,z,a) = x*y*z*a$, where $x,y \in \mathbb{Q}\cap[0,1000],$ $ a\in\{2,3\} $ and $z=z(x)$, taking values from the below table based on the level-range that $x$ ...
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Tools for a data science job [closed]

Could someone list out all the important tools and software required for a data science job? Example spark, tensorflow, SQL, tableau etc. It would be helpful if you could list the domain and then 2 ...
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How to draw line plot with multiple lines on Tableau?

I have 4 different measures which I want all on the SAME line plot. They do have the same scale. I tried dual axis but it doesn't work for more than 2 plots.
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Dynamic Images in Tableau

A Tableau Workbook I'm working on has different users logging in to see the data for their company. In the dashboard I have created a dynamic image that shows the customer logo depending on who is ...
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Tableau: Dealing with Date values [closed]

Im a noob at tableau. I have a quick question I have data that doesn't explicitly list the date. (There is no column labelled "date" ) However there are columns with the following headers: "Income ...
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I am doing a forecasting for corona virus cases in NY, I have two models and not sure which one i should choose

I am using exponential smoothing and using tableau for forecasting. The first model I included trend and removed seasonality and it predicted the number of cases going up but the quality I got ...
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How to Get Live Data Updates & Graphing with Tableau Public

I'm a big fan of Tableau's easy-to-use data visualization tools. I tried building dashboards with Python's dash package, but it was too complex for me and Tableau ...
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What do Python's pandas/matplotlib/seaborn bring to the table that Tableau does not?

I spent the past year learning Python. As a person who thought coding was impossible to learn for those outside of the CS/IT sphere, I was obviously gobsmacked by the power of a few lines of Python ...
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Tableau: Clustering based on value-range for map coloring

Is there a possibility to cluster coloring for certain statistical ranges? This is what I have been able to achieve so far.
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How to display an Heat Map (using Tableau or other BI tool)?

I've a simple dataset: Id Longitude Latitude Value What can I obtain at the moment are "one map point" in every place.. Sum of Value don't affect "density" color. I would like to display a ...
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Self Union All in Tableau Public for Sankey Diagram

I'm following this 2017 YouTube tutorial from which I hope to learn Sankey diagrams. At 2:28, he instructs us to select Convert to Custom SQL, after having opened ...
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Connect Tableau and KoBoToolbox

Is it possible to connect kobotoolbox to tableau in any way? Any kind of method would be much appreciated.
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comparing data from first quarter in two years

How can I compare data from two quarters? What software can I use to do it parallelly side by side so I can compare them. What kind of factors can I take into consideration, I'm posting a sample data ...
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Tableau: Displaying Averages and Aggregate Calculations In Filtered Visualizations

I'm new to Tableau and I just started by making a graph with multiple filters. What I want to do is display some averages of some columns and other aggregate functions dynamically as the filters are ...
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Customer Targeting for CRM Marketing Campaign [closed]

I need help or ideas to solve the below business challenge. Sample questions has been provided. A snapshot of the sample data has been attached below:
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Data type detection in Tableau [closed]

When you connect a data source, Tableau automatically infers the type of each column of your data. Whether it's Number (decimal), Number (whole), String, Boolean, etc. A few questions about this: 1)...
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When Should I Use ggplot2 Instead of Tableau? [closed]

I am a student getting started with Tableau for the first time. My proficiency with ggplot2 is intermediate. I can create custom versions of the most popular kinds of charts in ggplot2 but nothing too ...
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Tableau: How to change multiple field names

From SQL server I imported multiple tables that each have multiple fields. Unfortunately the field names are not that descriptive (data is originally from SAP) but I have a separate Excel file that ...
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What are the differences between multivariate data visualizations and multidimensional visualizations?

I believe this should be the correct place for this topic since it did not seem to fit naturally on the math Stack Exchange. I am writing an essay about data visualization, but am having trouble ...
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Breaking down a column in Pandas into a separate CSV for display in Tableau

My data is coming from a CSV, which should be visualized in Tableau. However, the data contains the column category_list, which consists of values separated by a ...
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Sorting bar chart in Tableau by one category of bars

I have a bar chart that looks like this (truncated for space, orange label obscured for privacy): Right now, it is ordered by US state. The color distinction is for something called "Entity". Here ...
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Output data from scikit learn logistic regression

I have run a logistic regression using scikit learn in python. I know want to output the results to put into a csv and then load into Tableau. To do that I need to combine the y_test, y_actual, and ...
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Connecting Twitter API to a Big Data Environment?

I am trying to get live twitter data and store it in a Hadoop environment. Currently, I am learning how to push the data into a Cloudera environment and process it. My questions are: Is Cloudera ...
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