Travel Planner & Emissions Calculator

This post highlights some of the techniques used in this travel planner dashboard that allows you to draw out two routes on a map, select the methods of transport and then compare them by distance and carbon emissions.

Resizing Marks on a Dashboard

Needing to switch back to a sheet to use the size slider is not always ideal for making fine grained size adjustments on dashboards. This tip shows how you can use a parameter directly on a dashboard instead.

Swap Charts with a Parameter

This post explores different parameter configurations and the resulting user interface elements that are available for each, then shows how a parameter can be used to swap the visible chart on a dashboard.

Creating Charts within a Hexmap

In this guest blog post Tamás Varga explains how you can create charts within a hexmap; a technique he used for a recent #MakeoverModay visualisation. Tamás also shares some of his design process and sources of inspiration.

Previous_Value Table Calculation

The PREVIOUS_VALUE table calculation can be used to make custom versions of running sum calculations and generate comma separated lists of items. This blog gives an overview with these and other examples.

Tableau Animation Core Concepts

What is a mark ID? How are they created and how to they impact animation in Tableau? How do you create custom animations? This post aims to answer these questions and provide an understanding of the core concepts of animation in Tableau.

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