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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_20

20. Quick Filters

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how a Quick Filter is created, used, and removed

Figure 20-1 displays a view based on Category, Region, and Sales.

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Figure 20-1. Visualization without any filter

Quick Filters enable users to focus on smaller datasets so that they can perform analysis from different perspectives. The following steps show how a Quick Filter is added.

  • Click Region, as shown in Figure 20-1

  • Drag and drop Region onto the Filter shelf, as shown in Figure 20-1, which pops up the Filter (Region) window ...

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