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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 - 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Logical Functions in Tableau Prep for Address string editing

I have a data set with A LOT of inconsistent addresses. For example, in some cases you have STREET versus ST and "Fourth Ave" versus "4th Ave." I have been using Tableau Prep to ...
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Consolidating Region Dimensions in Tableau

I am currently using the example excel spreadsheet in Tableau. After dragging category and segment dimensions to rows and the region dimension and quantity measure to columns, I realize there are two ...
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Accuracy of a Cluster in Tableau

I have certain data , in that I have labels and formed a groups , Also with the same data without using any labels I used clustering option that is available on tableau . So, Now I want to check the ...
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Selecting location from bar chart

I have a dashboard in tableau with a map, a bar chart (and a couple of other charts). The bars on the bar chart represent a city. I would love it if I could click on a bar and have the city on the ...
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Dynamic text based on filtered values in Tableau

In my dashboard, I have a polygon map of city council districts. When a certain district is filtered for on the dashboard, I want a text box to pop up on the map saying 'This district is blah blah'. I ...
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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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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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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: 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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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 ...