O'Reilly logo

Jumpstart Tableau: A Step-By-Step Guide to Better Data Visualization by Arshad Khan

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_10

10. Using the Show Me Tool for Selecting a Visualization

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how to use the Show Me tool to select the appropriate visualization for the data being analyzed

Show Meis a powerful tool that helps users pick the appropriate view for the data being analyzed. The Show Me window contains commonly used chart types, which can help a user to get started with visual analysis. Based on the data that is being analyzed, the Show Me tool highlights only the relevant views, while the others are grayed out.

Figure 10-1 shows a blank worksheet, where the Show Me window is minimized.

Figure 10-1. Blank worksheet ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required