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

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Creating a Blended axes chart

In the preceding individual axes chart, we saw that, because the measures were not in the same pane, it was difficult to draw inferences by just looking at the chart and without taking the axes' values into consideration.

It would be great if, in the preceding example, we could get both the Profit and Sales in the same pane and have a unified axis for both, so that it is quicker and easier to interpret the chart. This is where we use a Blended axes chart.

As the name suggests, the axis is blended to have a common unified scale to refer to.

Getting ready

We will continue working in the same workbook, and we will also work with the same example that we discussed in the previous recipe, where we compared Profit and Sales ...

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