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Author Guillevin, Tristan.

Title Getting started with Tableau 2019.2 : effective data visualization and business intelligence with the new features of Tableau 2019.2 / Tristan Guillevin.

Imprint Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited, 2019.

Item Status

Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; About Packt; Contributors; Table of Contents; Preface; Section 1: An Introduction to Tableau; Chapter 1: Catching Up with Tableau 2019; Connector improvements; Worksheet enhancement; MakePoint and MakeLine (2019.2); Vector Map (2019.2); Other improvements; New actions; Improved URL Actions (2019.1); Change Parameter (2019.2); Empowered Dashboard; Show/Hide containers (2019.2); Replace Worksheets (2019.2); Other improvements; Tableau Server; New browsing experience (2019.2); Ask Data (2019.1); New Alerts view (2019.2); Device preview (2019.1); Other improvements
Summary Chapter 2: The Tableau Core; The different Tableau products; Speaking Tableau; Dimension and Measure; Blue and green - Discrete and Continuous; The toolbar options; Live or Extract; Live; Extract; Summary; Chapter 3: Getting Started with Tableau Desktop; Connecting to data; Creating your first set of visualizations; Sales and profit by sub-categories - bar charts; Profit evolution - line charts; Profit by state - filled maps; Building your first Dashboard; Assembling the Dashboard; Adding interactivity to your Dashboard; Using Tableau for data exploration; Summary
Contents Section 2: Connecting, Building, and SharingChapter 4: Connecting to Data and Simple Transformations; Data connections; General rules; Connecting spatial files; Join data easily; The join principle; Join requirements and types; Hands-on with a simple join; Join risks; Union your data; Hands-on with a union example; Simple transformations; The Data Interpreter; Splitting a column; Pivot; Summary; Chapter 5: Building an Efficient Data Source; Understanding the data source; Data types in Tableau; Generated information; Data source options; Refreshing a data source and dealing with changes
How to refresh a data sourceDealing with changes; Field customization and default properties; Field customization options; Default properties; Hierarchies; Groups, sets, and bins; Groups; Sets; Bins; Summary; Chapter 6: Design Insightful Visualizations; Creating visualizations; Building a visualization, the automatic way; Double-click; Show Me; Building a visualization, the manual way; The Mark type; Mark properties; Color; Size; Label (text); Detail; Tooltip; Shape; Path; Angle; Using multiple Measures; Dual Axis; Measure Names and Measure Values; Filters; Filtering a Continuous field
Filtering a Discrete fieldQuick filters; Filter hierarchy; Context; Global filter hierarchy; Pages; Worksheet options and formats; Pill options; Worksheet menu options; View options; Format; Summary; Chapter 7: Powerful Dashboards, Stories, and Actions; Dashboard basics; Building a dashboard; The dashboard and layout panes; The Dashboard pane; The Layout pane; Tiled or floating layouts; Tiled; Floating; Device layouts; Dashboard options; Dashboard objects; Containers; Dashboard actions; The Filter action; The Highlight action; The Go to URL action; The Go to Sheet action; The Change Parameter action.
Summary This book will help you understand the new features of Tableau with clear examples, and is also an excellent beginner's guide to start using Tableau in the most efficient way. Furthermore, this book is a guide that will help you through all the steps to perform powerful analysis using Tableau.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Tableau (Computer file)
Tableau (Computer file)
Information visualization -- Computer programs.
Visual analytics.
Business intelligence -- Computer programs.
Visual analytics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Guillevin, Tristan. Getting Started with Tableau 2019. 2 : Effective Data Visualization and Business Intelligence with the New Features of Tableau 2019. 2, 2nd Edition. Birmingham : Packt Publishing, Limited, ©2019 9781838553067
ISBN 1838556044
9781838556044 (electronic bk.)
1838553061 (Trade Paper)
Standard No. 9781838553067