Tableau Dashboard size for ipad

2012-07-21T13:38:40+00:00July 21st, 2012|Tableau, Tableau Server|

Recently I've been experimenting in Tableau with dashboard sizes for the ipad. I prefer to set it up landscape viewing and found the optimal size is 1020 x 610 pixels, this more or less seems the perfect size to fill the full screen and remove the need for scrolling.

Custom SQL data connections in Tableau

2018-05-08T18:35:50+00:00July 12th, 2012|Tableau|

Recently I have had to reshape text files using custom SQL in the data connection. Being reasonably competent in SQL I thought this would be easy. Unfortunately I was wrong. Tableau uses the MS Jet data engine which has slightly different syntax to standard SQL used in SQL server. For example when using the DATEADD [...]