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

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Chapter 10. Formatting in Tableau for Desserts

In this chapter, our focus will be on formatting and we will look at the following topics:

  • Formatting across our entire workbook
  • Formatting within a worksheet
  • Using and formatting labels and annotations
  • Using and formatting titles and captions

Introduction

At this point, we have a very good understanding of the various concepts and functionalities in Tableau. We started by creating individual worksheets, then moved on to creating dashboards as well as storyboards. While doing so, we briefly looked at some quick and very basic formatting techniques. Even though it seems to be the most neglected functionality in Tableau, I believe formatting has a tremendous potential to make your views stand out and get ...

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