Chapter 8. Filters and Actions

Dashboard filters and actions in Tableau Public enable users to precisely select the information that they would like to explore, which is powerful. Selecting what's interesting makes a data story personal and relevant to users; all of this is done without shifting their attention or their mouse away from the dashboard. Filters and actions create true interactivity. They also give you, as an author, the ability to connect disparate sources of data or web pages to complete user experience.

In this chapter, we will discuss the following topics:

  • Adding and using Quick Filters
  • Filtering the Data sources with parameters
  • Filtering the Data sources with controller worksheets
  • Highlighting actions
  • Action Filters
  • URL Actions

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