Geospatial Analysis with Map Layers

With the ability to combine and overlay more spatial data, the Map Layers functionality enables a wider variety of geospatial analyses. This post walks through an example of searching for an Airbnb in London that meets different criteria.

Tableau Map Layers

The new Map Layers feature allows you overlay multiple marks layers on a map removing the need to use a dual axis and opening up new possibilities for visualising multiple sources of spatial data.

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.

Tableau Metrics

Tableau Metrics enable you to see KPIs and trends of various measures sourced from different dashboards in an easily digestible format that's optimised for mobile.

Tableau 2019.2 New Features

2019.2 has been a bumper release with loads of great new features: parameter actions, hide/show containers, vector maps, spatial calculations and lots more. This blog includes a links to a workbook with a number of example use cases.

Customisable Popup Charts

The Tableau 2019.2 beta introduces Show/Hide Container functionality, which, combined with the new Parameter Actions as well as Set Actions, allows for popup customisable charts.

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