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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_6

6. Using Basic Analysis Functions

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates some basic analysis functions in Tableau

  • Launch Tableau

  • Open a new worksheet and connect to the Orders sheet in the Sample – Superstore Excel file , as shown in Figure 6-1

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    Figure 6-1. Start analyzing data
  • Drag and drop the Sales measure onto the Rows shelf, as shown in Figure 6-1, which leads to the display shown in Figure 6-2

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    Figure 6-2. Total sales
  • Hover over the ...

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