Monthly Archives: September 2011

Default Naming of Views on Tableau Server

2011-09-15T11:29:15+00:00September 15th, 2011|Tableau, Tableau Server|

I have noticed that when publishing to Tableau server, dependent on what you publish, the view name can change. If you publish a worksheet on to the server the view name becomes the same as the sheet title and not the sheet name. If you publish a dashboard the view name remains the same as [...]

Tableau Hide Null Values

2020-03-23T21:10:34+00:00September 14th, 2011|Tableau, Tableau Basic|

There are 3 main ways to hide Null values in Tableau. The first is to Format them, second is to Filter them out and third is by Formula. The most appropriate option depends on the circumstances. 1. Format the pill and hide the null values. Unfortunately this option isn’t always available. Format your Measure pill, [...]

SSRS Add Line Feed to Textbox

2020-03-06T20:07:07+00:00September 7th, 2011|SSRS|

To add a line feed to a textbox in SSRS is quite simple - in the textbox expression where you want to add the line feed type: & VbCrLf & For example The expression: ="To add a line feed in SSRS" & VbCrLf & VbCrLf & "Use the VbCrLf function" Returns: 'To add a line [...]

Tableau Connecting to Data

2020-03-07T08:27:16+00:00September 5th, 2011|Tableau, Tableau Basic|

Tableau is very flexible when it comes to connecting to data. Connect to any data source accessible by ODBC, cubes (both SSAS and Orcale Essbase), text files, spreadsheets and a number of different databases. Tableau Data Connection Options It’s possible to connect directly to the live data source or to import the data [...]