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

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Building views manually

The Manual approach in Tableau is a simple drag and drop functionality that users can adopt to build visualizations. This approach gives the users power and flexibility to decide how they want to create their views. In the following recipe, we will build some basic views using the Manual approach.

Getting ready

We can manually build a view in Tableau by dragging and dropping the Dimensions and Measures pane into the Rows or Columns shelf. We will see this approach in the following recipe, and to do this, we will continue working in the workbook named My first Tableau Workbook, which we created and saved in Chapter 1, Keep Calm and Say Hello to Tableau.

How to do it…

  1. If the workbook isn't already open, then open it by double-clicking ...

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