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

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Using and formatting titles and captions

Naming our sheets and giving them titles not only helps us find the relevant sheets while working on our dashboards or storyboards, but it also helps our end users understand what we are trying show in our views. Tableau will, by default, take our sheet name as our title for that sheet, which we can change if we want to.

While working with dashboards, we briefly saw how to add titles to our worksheets and dashboards and how to do some basic formatting on them. In this recipe, let's relook at how we can add titles to our worksheet, format them, and even make them dynamic based on what the user selects.

Getting ready

We will continue using our existing My first Tableau Workbook workbook and create a quick bar ...

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