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

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Creating a Side by Side Bar chart

A Side by Side Bar chart is an extension of the Blended axes chart. It helps us compare values side by side. Let us follow the steps in the following recipe to quickly create a Side by Side Bar chart

Getting ready

Since this is an extension of the Blended axes, we will first duplicate the Blended axes sheet and then modify it. Let us follow the following steps and create a Side by Side Bar chart.

How to do it…

  1. Firstly, we will duplicate the Blended axes sheet and rename it to Side by Side Bar chart.
  2. Next, we will drag Measure Names from the Dimensions pane and drop it into the Columns shelf, just after the MY(Order Date) field. Refer to the following screenshot:
  3. This is a Side by Side Bar chart. However, you'll notice ...

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