Basic Visualization Design
One of the compelling benefits of Tableau is how easily and quickly you can visualize your data. By providing a combination of automatic visual best practices, along with quick, shortcut approaches to visual design, you can create meaningful Tableau visuals in, literally, minutes. And, the more familiar you become with Tableau, the quicker it becomes to create more sophisticated and advanced visuals as well.
One of the first choices you’ll make for many visualizations is which basic design method to use. The first option, briefly introduced in Chapter 1, simply involves dragging fields to shelves or double-clicking ...