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

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Creating a Scatter plot

Another way of comparing multiple measures is by creating a Scatter plot. A scatter plot is an XY axis chart with measures on both the X axis and the Y axis. It helps us find trends, concentrations and outliers by helping us focus on anomalies which are shown by the scattered points.

Getting ready

To create a Scatter plot, we will continue working in the same workbook. However, we will connect to a new data source. We will use the Access data, Sample-Coffee Chain.mdb which has been uploaded on https://1drv.ms/f/s!Av5QCoyLTBpnhj06IKTNX0S9hK48.

For our Mac users, since Tableau doesn't connect to the Access database from Mac, we will have to use the Excel version of this data which is also uploaded on the same link and is called ...

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