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

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© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_13

13. More About Sorting

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates the sort function in more detail

Figure 13-1 shows a chart that displays the sum of Sales by Category and Sub-Category.

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Figure 13-1. Visualization to be sorted

To sort the displayed data using the Quick Sort icon:

  • Move the cursor over Sales, as shown in Figure 13-1, which displays the Quick Sort icon shown in Figure 13-2

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    Figure 13-2. Sort icon location on axis
  • Click the Quick ...

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