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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_31

31. Highlighting with Colors

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how to highlight the data in the visualization using color

We start this exercise with Figure 31-1, which displays crosstab data.

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Figure 31-1. View with crosstab data

To analyze the profits:

  • Drag and drop Profit onto the Color shelf in the Marks card, as shown in Figure 31-1, which leads to the display shown in Figure 31-2

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    Figure 31-2. Numbers displayed in color

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