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Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public by Matt Floyd, Ashley Ohmann

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Using the Show Me tool to create charts

Tableau Public has a great tool embedded into the software called Show Me (or the Show Me button). This tool is an expression of Tableau Software's vision of self-service analysis because it allows largely nontechnical users to develop useful graphs and charts based on their data. The Show Me button is at the top right-hand side of the Tableau Public interface. Clicking on this button opens the Show Me dialog box (with 24 chart type icons in Tableau Public 9.x), as seen in the following screenshot:

Using the Show Me tool to create charts

The Show Me tool suggests graph types based on the view that the user has created and/or the fields that the user ...

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