2. Data Preparation: Using Tableau Desktop


In this chapter, you will learn to use various tools for data preparation in Tableau Desktop and join different data sources using various options. This will equip you with the knowledge required to perform data manipulation activities, data transformation, and data blending, and provide options to manage various data sources. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to extract and filter data and use aliases for the clean presentation of data.


Often, the data sources required for Tableau visualizations are stored in separate tables or files. A very common example is that of an online order on an e-commerce website. The order information and the customer information are ...

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