Table Calculations

Table calculations are one of the most powerful features in Tableau that enable solutions that cannot be achieved in any other way (short of writing a custom application or complex custom SQL scripts!). Table calculations make it possible to use data that isn't structured well and still get quick results without waiting for someone to fix the data at the source. They make it possible to compare and perform calculations on aggregate values across the rows of the resulting table and open incredible possibilities for analysis and creative approaches to solving problems. Table calculations can be used in any type of visualization. They range in complexity from incredibly easy to create (a couple of clicks) to extremely complex ...

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