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

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Building views automatically

In the previous recipe, we saw how we could use the manual Drag and Drop approach to build our visualizations. There are, however, two ways in which we can automatically create views in Tableau, and they are as follows:

  • Add to Sheet: Double-Click
  • Show Me!

In the following recipe, we will understand the Add to Sheet: Double-Click approach, which is simply the act of double-clicking on the Dimensions and Measures fields that we want to analyze.

Getting ready

We will continue working in our existing workbook, My first Tableau Workbook, and recreate the same example that we used in the previous recipe by using the Ship Mode and Sales fields. Let's see how this is done.

How to do it…

  1. To use the Double-click approach, first create ...

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