Tableau Basic

Tableau Show or Remove ALL from Autofilter

2018-05-22T19:24:15+00:00June 6th, 2012|Tableau, Tableau Basic|

To remove the All option from a Tableau quick filter is possible by following these simple steps: 1. Click the small down arrow in the quick filter heading 2. Scroll down to Customize 3. Uncheck where it says 'Show "All" Value' so there's no longer a tick mark against it. To show the All option [...]

Tableau Hide Values From a Quick Filter

2020-03-19T14:25:07+00:00April 26th, 2012|Tableau, Tableau Basic|

Do you want to hide Null values or other values from a Tableau filter? The following technique works to hide any values from a filter. NOTE – this technique removes the filter exclusions from the data / worksheet. Also if using the Context filter be aware of the affects that has on any FIXED LOD [...]

Basic Maps in Tableau

2020-03-11T09:45:55+00:00December 23rd, 2011|Tableau, Tableau Basic|

I’ve been meaning to write about the maps in Tableau for some time now as I’m really impressed with how they look, how easy they are to use and how powerful they are as a visual geographic reporting tool. If you have geographic data, preferably with a longitude and latitude, you can display mapped data [...]

Create a chart in seconds using Show Me in Tableau

2020-03-06T19:52:45+00:00October 8th, 2011|Tableau Basic|

One of the most powerful features of Tableau is the Show Me! button. To a beginner it can suggest the optimal chart type based on the chosen fields. Even as an experienced user I often use the Show Me in Tableau. It can provide suggestions of a better way to display the information in the [...]