Drawing

Learn how to draw interesting visualizations using advanced Tableau techniques.

Creating Floating Bar Charts with Shaped Background

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I have seen some amazing data visualisations using floating Worksheets, but a student asked me if we can create a floating bar chart effect in Tableau, so here we...

Video: Tableau with Music / Half-Circle Timelines

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Tableau with Music / Half-Circle Timelines. We will combine several Table Calculations to create this visualisation using the Sample Superstore Data Set. Nice and simple.

Creating Square Arc Charts in Tableau

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I hope you enjoy this last tutorial before I go on my first break of 2020. This is the technique that I used to create my Premier League Data...

Video: Tableau with Music / Radial Jitter Bar Chart

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Tableau with Music / Radial Jitter Bar Charts. We will combine the undocumented RANDOM() function with several Table Calculations to create this visualisation using the Sample Superstore Data Set....

Creating Curved Bar Chart in Tableau (Variation)

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During my break periods, I used to post cool data visualisations that I have found on various websites, yes, I really browse a lot. One was a variation of...

Creating Path Charts in Tableau

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This is a tutorial that I have been wanting to write for over a year, however, the mathematics behind this really eluded me. Then one lazy Sunday, I decided...

Video: Tableau with Music / Curved (Sigmoid) Area Chart

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Tableau with Music / Curved (Sigmoid) Area Chart. This is a very different take on an area chart using Data Densification, Table Calculations and the Sigmoid Function to create...

Creating Dendrogram with Rounded Bar Charts in Tableau

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I am really having a fun moment with Dendrogram Charts, and in this tutorial, we are going to combine a Dendrogram Chart with Rounded Bar Charts to create a...

Video: Tableau with Music / Square Bump Chart

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Tableau with Music / Square Bump Chart. This awesome variation of your standard Bump Chart (League Table) using Data Densification and Table Calculations to create this using the Sample...

Tableau QT: Line (Polygon) Square Charts

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In this Tableau quick tip, we are going to walk through the creation of a Line (Polygon) Square Chart in Tableau in 10 minutes or less. Something very simple...

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Drawing Tally Charts in Tableau

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For me, it is important to try new things with Tableau and to push my creativity and skills. As such, here is...

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