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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_30

30. Formatting

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates commonly used formatting functions

Figure 30-1 displays a chart used to demonstrate basic formatting functions.

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Figure 30-1. Visualization to be formatted

To size the width of the bars:

  • Click the Size icon on the Marks card, as shown in Figure 30-1, which leads to Figure 30-2, where a slider is shown

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    Figure 30-2. Slider from the Size marks card

The slider can be used to change the ...

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