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INNOVATIVE TABLEAU
Título:
INNOVATIVE TABLEAU
Subtítulo:
Autor:
SLEEPER, R
Editorial:
O´REILLY
Año de edición:
2020
ISBN:
978-1-4920-7565-3
Páginas:
2020
67,50 €

 

Sinopsis

Level up with Tableau to build eye-catching, easy-to-interpret data visualizations. In this follow-up guide to Practical Tableau, author Ryan Sleeper takes you through a collection of unique tips and tutorials for using this popular software. Beginning to advanced Tableau users will learn how to go beyond Show Me to make better charts and learn dozens of tricks to improve both the author and user experience.

Featuring many approaches he developed himself, Ryan shows you how to create charts that empower Tableau users to explore, understand, and derive value from their data. He also shares many of his favorite tricks that enabled him to become a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author, and Tableau Global Iron Viz Champion.

Learn what's new in Tableau since Practical Tableau was released
Examine unique new charts-timelines, custom gauges, and leapfrog charts-plus innovations to traditional charts such as highlight tables, scatter plots, and maps
Get tips that can help make a Tableau developer's life easier
Understand what developers can do to make users' lives easier



Table of Contents

Preface
This Book's Purpose
This Book's Audience
This Book's Structure
Conventions Used in This Book
O'Reilly Online Learning
How to Contact Us
Acknowledgments
I. Introduction/What's New
1. How to Learn Tableau
Read
Introducing Playfair Data TV
Jump into the Community
Attend a Live Training
Practice with Tableau Public
2. Parameter Actions
How to Use Tableau Parameter Actions
3. Set Actions
How to Use Tableau Set Actions
4. Button Dashboard Object
How to Use the Button Dashboard Object in Tableau
5. Transparent Sheets
How to Make Worksheet Backgrounds Transparent
How to Make Map Backgrounds Transparent
6. Show/Hide Button on Layout Containers
How to Toggle Layout Containers On and Off
7. New Mapping Capabilities
8. Explain Data
9. Viz in Tooltip
How to Add a Visualization to a Tooltip
10. Tableau Extensions
II. More Chart Types
11. Chart Types Introduction: Going Beyond Show Me
Going Beyond Show Me with the Authoring Interface Canvas and Chart Type Categories
12. The Data-Ink Ratio and How to Apply It in Tableau
Ideas for Improving the Data-Ink Ratio of Tableau Visualizations
Step 1: Erase Non-Data Ink
Step 2: Erase Redundant Data Ink
Step 3: Revise and Edit
13. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 1
How to Make Flexible Text Tables with Limitless Columns
14. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 2
How to Make Custom Tableau Table Headers
15. 3 Ways to Make Charming Crosstabs: Tip 3
How to Align Text with Precision
16. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 1
How to Make a Highlight Table in Tableau
How to Format Marks for a Highlight Table
17. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 2
Use Colors in Moderation
18. 3 Ways to Make Handsome Highlight Tables: Tip 3
Color Cells Based on a Discrete Segmentation
19. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 1
Two Ways to Make Dual-Axis Combo Charts
20. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 2
Use a Dual-Axis Combination Chart to Make Your User Part of the Story
21. 3 Ways to Use Dual-Axis Combination Charts: Tip 3
Improving the Design of a Line Graph
22. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 1
How to Make a Scatter Plot in Tableau
A Formatting Trick for Better Mark Borders
23. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 2
How to Automate Scatter Plot Segmentation
24. 3 Ways to Make Stunning Scatter Plots: Tip 3
How to Make Connected Scatter Plots
25. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 1
How to Make Slope Graphs in Tableau
How to Make Slope Graphs Dynamic Based on a Date Range Filter
26. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 2
How to Add a Slope Graph/Line Graph Toggle
27. 3 Ways to Make Splendid Slope Graphs: Tip 3
How to Add Vertical Lines to Connect Slope Graphs
28. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 1
How to Make Hub-and-Spoke Maps in Tableau
29. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 2
How to Make Maps with Custom Territories
30. 3 Ways to Make Magnificent Maps: Tip 3
Combine Generated and Custom Lat-Long Coordinates
31. How to Make a Custom Geographic Map
How to Map a Background Image to Create a Custom Geographic Map in Tableau
32. How to Make Trellis/Tile/Small Multiple Maps
How to Make Trellis Maps with Automated Grids
How to Make Trellis Maps with Manual Grids
33. How to Make a Timeline
How to Create a Timeline of Key Events in Tableau
How to Display a Reference Line for the Current Date
34. How to Make a Diverging Bar Chart
How to Make Positive Values Diverge Left
Making a Diverging Bar Chart on a Single Sheet
35. How to Make Marginal Histograms
How to Add Histograms to the Margins of Scatter Plots
How to Make Marginal Bar Charts in Tableau
36. How to Make Unit Histograms/Wilkinson Dot Plots
How to Stack Marks to Create Unit Histograms in Tableau
37. How to Make a Dual-Axis Waterfall Chart
How to Use Running Total to Create a Waterfall Chart in Tableau
38. How to Make Performance Indicator Titles
How to Directly Communicate Performance in Chart Titles
39. How to Create Performance Indicator Titles with Comparison Score
How to Create a Current Versus Comparison Index Callout in Tableau
An Alternative Current Versus Comparison Index Callout in Tableau
40. How to Highlight a Dimension Member on a Minimalist Dot Plot
How to Make a Minimalist Dot Plot in Tableau
How to Highlight a Dimension Member Throughout Dot Plots
41. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 1
How to Make Rounded Gauges
42. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 2
How to Make Gauges with a Custom Background Image
43. 3 Ways to Make Gorgeous Gauges: Tip 3
How to Make a Stock Ticker Gauge
44. How to Make Ranged Dot Plots in Tableau
How to Make a Dot Plot with a Performance Range for Each Dimension Member
45. Introducing Leapfrog Charts in Tableau
How to Combine Dot Plots, Gantt Marks, and Table Calculations to Create Leapfrog Charts
46. How to Let Users Choose Between Chart Types
How to Change Charts Using a Parameter Control
How to Change Chart Selections with Layout Containers
III. Author Experience
47. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 1
How to Install Custom Fonts
48. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 2
How to Conditionally Format Text
49. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Text: Tip 3
Format Text Tables Like Finance Reports
50. How to Deduplicate Joined Rows
The Challenge of Working with Joined Data Sources in Tableau
How to Deduplicate Joined Rows Using Tableau's LOD Expressions
How to Deduplicate Using a Row ID Field
How to Deduplicate Using LODs with More Than One Dimension
51. How to Pass Parameters and Filters Between Workbooks
How to Pass Fields Between Workbooks Using Query Strings
52. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 1
How to Equalize Dates Using the MAKEDATE Function
The Challenge of Not Having a Month + Day Date Part in Tableau
Equalizing Year-Over-Year Dates on the Same Axis Using the MAKEDATE Function
53. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 2
How to Normalize Current Dates and Prior Dates on One Axis
How to Equalize a Selected Date Range with a Prior Date Range on One Axis in Tableau
54. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 3
How to Make Better Relative Date Filters
How to Create Flexible and User-Friendly Relative Date Filters in Tableau
How to Allow Users to Select the Relative Date Range
Combine This Relative Date Filtering with Parameter Actions for a Better User Experience
More Ways to Use These Better Relative Date Filters
55. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 1
How to Add an Image to a Tooltip
56. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 2
How to Add a Tooltip to a Dimension
57. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Tooltips: Tip 3
How to Make Dynamic Tooltips
58. How to Use INDEX() for Easier Top N Filters
How to Create More Predictable, Flexible Top N Filters
59. How to Dynamically Display the Top N Versus Other
How to Group the Top N and Everything Else with Parameters and Sets
60. 3 Ways to Use the Describe Feature
Using Describe to Save Processing Time
A Method of Reverse-Engineering
Calculated Field Writing
61. 3 Ways to Use Tableau in the Flow
How to Reverse-Engineer Table Calculations
How to Update Calculations on the Fly
How to Save Updated Calculations for Future Use
62. How to Make a Signature Line with Data Status Alert
How to Automatically Detect Whether Data Is Up-to-Date
63. How to Improve Your Dashboard Design with White Space
What Is White Space in Data Visualization?
Sketch Out the Dashboard Dimensions in Advance
Take Advantage of the Padding Options on the Layout Pane
Use a Blank Dashboard Object
64. How to Display Varying Decimal Places
Using Tableau's ROUND and IIF Functions to Display Varying Decimal Places
How to Display Two (or Three) Number Formats for the Same Measure in Tableau
65. How to Dynamically Change Number Units Between K/M/B
How to Automatically Change Display Units for Thousands, Millions, and Billions in Tableau
66. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 1
How to Compare the Last Two Full Days, Weeks, Months
How to Isolate the Last Two Complete Date Periods
Other Ideas for Comparing the Last Two Complete Date Periods in Tableau
67. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 2
How to Compare the Last Two Partial Weeks, Months, Quarters, or Years
68. 3 More Innovative Ways to Use Dates: Tip 3
How to Automatically Change Date Granularity Based on Days in Range
69. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 1
How to Highlight Dimension Members Using Parameter Selections
70. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 2
Using Parameter Actions to Change Date Parts with the Click of a Button
71. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Parameter Actions: Tip 3
Using Parameter Actions to Use Measure Names in Calculated Fields
IV. User Experience
72. How to Create a Custom Top Navigation
Eight Characteristics of Successful User Interfaces
How to Create a Custom Top Navigation with Button Objects
73. How to Make an Alert-Style Splash Page with Cross-Dashboard Filters
74. How to Make an Intro-Style Dashboard with Cross-Dashboard Navigation
Don't Bury the Workbook Lead
Introduction-Style Dashboard Alternative: The Welcome Mat
75. How to Add a Cross-Workbook Menu
How to Navigate Users Between Tableau Workbooks
76. How to Show Top 10 Lists in Tooltips
Displaying Top N Lists Using the Viz in Tooltip Feature
77. How to Color the Highest and Lowest Points on a Highlight Table
How to Use Table Calculations to Automatically Answer Business Questions
78. How to Automatically Highlight the Latest Trends
79. How to Do Anomaly Detection
Using Table Calculations to Do Statistical Anomaly Detection in Tableau
80. How to Highlight Data Points in a Custom Date Range
81. How to Add a Date Period Notification to a Dashboard
82. How to Turn Data Normalization On and Off
How to Toggle Between Actual and Normalized Data
83. How to Add a Filter(s) in Use Alert to a Dashboard
How to Use Level of Detail Expressions to Know When a Dataset Is Being Filtered
84. How to Add Custom Integrated Insights to a Dashboard
How to Add Actionable Insights and Recommendations with Parameters
85. How to Make Automated Insights in Tableau
An Example of Automatic Insights in Tableau
How to Concatenate Strings or Text Fields in Tableau
Using LODs to Create an Automatic Insight to Compare Against a Benchmark
86. How to Make Color-Coded Navigation Using Dashboard Actions
How to Convert a Highlight Table into a Navigation + Color Legend
87. How to Make a Parameterized Scatter Plot
How to Let Your Audience Build Their Own Scatter Plot in Tableau
88. How to Make a Global Filters Tab
How to Clean Up Dashboards by Moving Filters to Their Own Worksheet
89. How to Make Indicators with Custom Shape Palettes
How to Create an Engaging, Explanatory View by Using Custom Shapes
Add Value with Tableau's Viz in Tooltip Feature and/or Dashboard Actions
90. How to Make a Timeline When Events Overlap
How to Make a Jittered Timeline in Tableau
How to Make an Axis Range for a Tableau Timeline
91. How to Change Sort Order with Buttons in Tableau
How to Simultaneously Change the Sort Order Across Multiple Sheets
92. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 1
Add Context to Callout Numbers
93. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 2
Add Context to Line Graphs by Adding a Timeline of Key Events
94. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Transparent Sheets: Tip 3
Add Context to Scatter Plots by Coloring Quadrants
95. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 1
How to Do Button Swapping in Tableau
96. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 2
How to Drill into a Single Row
97. 3 Innovative Ways to Use Set Actions: Tip 3
How to Create Persistent Comparison Sets
How to Create Segments on the Fly with Set Actions
98. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 1
How to Complement Dashboard Design with Third-Party Design Elements
99. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 2
3 Ways to Use Google with Dashboard Actions
How to Add a URL Dashboard Action to a Tableau Dashboard
Ways to Integrate Google with Tableau URL Actions
100. 3 Innovative Ways to Integrate Other Products: Tip 3
How to Make a Commenting System with Google Forms Integration
Chapter 201
Index