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Tableau Cookbook – Recipes for Data Visualization by Shweta Sankhe-Savale

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Building our first visualization and understanding the Tableau workspace

Tableau is a very user-friendly tool that helps us visualize our data with a simple drag and drop technique. In the previous recipe, we saw how to connect to the data, and in this section, we will create our very first visualization and get acquainted with the Tableau workspace.

Getting ready

We will continue from where we left in the previous recipe where we are still connected live to the Orders sheets of Sample - Superstore.xls. Let's quickly build our first view and then understand the workspace of Tableau.

How to do it...

  1. If you haven't already connected to the data, then make sure that you are connected live to the Orders sheets of Sample - Superstore.xls by following the ...

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