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

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Chapter 2. Ready to Build Some Charts? Show Me!

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Building views manually
  • Building views automatically
  • Understanding Show Me!
  • Creating a Text table
  • Creating a Highlight table
  • Creating a Heat map
  • Creating a Bar chart
  • Creating a Stacked Bar chart
  • Creating a Pie chart
  • Creating a Line chart
  • Creating an Area chart
  • Creating a Treemap
  • Creating a Packed Bubble chart
  • Creating a Word cloud

Introduction

In the previous chapter, we saw how to connect to data, got ourselves acquainted with Tableau's User Interface, and created a simple visualization. Moving forward, in this chapter we will focus on how we can visualize our data and get introduced to the various chart types in Tableau.

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