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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_35

35. Trend Lines

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how trend lines are inserted in a chart

Figure 35-1 displays a line chart that shows the sum of sales over a 12-month period.

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Figure 35-1. Line chart

To show a trend line for the displayed data:

  • Right-click within the chart area, as shown in Figure 35-1, which pops up the menu tree displayed in Figure 35-2

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    Figure 35-2. Menu tree with Show Trend Lines option
  • Navigate as follows: ...

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