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Learning Tableau 10 - Second Edition by Joshua N. Milligan

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Stories

The stories feature allows you to tell a story using interactive snapshots of dashboards and views. The snapshots become points in a story. This allows you to construct a guided narrative or even an entire presentation.

Let's consider an example in which story points might be useful. Executive managers are pleased with the regional scorecard dashboard you developed above. Now, they want you to make a presentation to the board and highlight some specific issues for the South region. With minimal effort, you can take your simple scorecard, add a few additional views, and tell an entire story:

  1. First we'll build a couple of additional views. Create a simple geographic view named Profit Ratio KPI by State. Make this a filled map with the AGG ...

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