Monthly Archives: February 2012

Tableau Server Passing Parameters in the URL

2020-03-06T13:03:24+00:00February 6th, 2012|Tableau, Tableau Server|

With Tableau Server you can filter your Tableau dashboard using the URL. To filter the Tableau dashboard pass URL parameters into the URL. A URL parameter isn't the same as a Tableau parameter. Look at some of the URLs in your browser. You may notice some have a question mark (?) in the middle. Everything [...]

Bullet Charts in Tableau

2020-03-06T13:39:45+00:00February 5th, 2012|Business Intelligence, Tableau|

I've only just discovered the bullet chart, I've had no need to create one until very recently. It's a great way to compare values, such as a year on year change. However the bigger benefit is comparing year on year while also comparing with another value. For example a budget / target number. It enables [...]