Drawing

Learn how to draw interesting visualizations using advanced Tableau techniques.

Venn Diagrams in Tableau

I was challenged a few years back to draw an interactive Venn Diagram, not just have two transparent circles, which is not too difficult, but having two circles as...

Half-Circle Charts in Tableau

Now we are in the full swing of things I wanted to create a nice and simple visualisation for comparing two different metrics i.e. through drawing two half-circles and...

Sectioned Radial Jitter Plots in Tableau

In the recent 2nd #IronViz Feeder round for the Global competition, I created a sectioned Radial Jitter plot, which was adapted from the Tableau Magic Circular Jitter Plot tutorial....

Creating Bar with Trend Chart in Tableau

Sometimes, I will get an idea stuck in my head, an image, a type of data visualisation, and I will obsess about it until I have figured out how...

Drawing Square Radial Bar Charts in Tableau

One of the most read tutorials on Tableau Magic is my Radial Bar Chart Tutorial. As more Tableau enthusiast check out our website, we are getting more requests for...

Arc Chart Tutorial

After years of using Tableau, I was finally given a use case that would allow me to create an Arc Chart; I always strive to build the best visualization for the client’s requirements. The client wanted...

Tableau QT: Half-Circle Timelines

This is a tutorial that has been requested a few times, so as a quick tip, we are going to walk through the creation of a Half-Circle Timeline in...

Petal Charts in Tableau

I struggled to find the appropriate name for this chart type and it bugged me quite a bit. On one hand, should this be called a petal chart or...

Pointed Radial Bar Chart Tutorial

In September 2016, I wrote a tutorial titled Tableau Rings which was a step-by-step guide to create a Radial Bar Chart. To my surprise, this tutorial went on to...

Shaped Bar Charts (3D) in Tableau

We previously had an article about creating Shaped Bar Charts in Tableau; in that previous tutorial, we used data densification to create a different look and feel for our...

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Drawing Candlestick Charts in Tableau

I have been doing alot of research for an article that I am writting about the Salesforce Acquisition of Tableau. As such,...

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