#DS2TipWeek – Arranging Shapes Using Index

This little trick is going to show you how to put custom shapes into two columns using index. Also this particular exercise will arrange them in Alphabetical order. If you need to refresh yourself on how to create custom shape filters click here.     So the...

#DS2TipWeek – LODs of Fun with Custom Dates

Today’s tip involves two handy little tricks I learnt whilst teaching Level of Detail (LOD’s) to DS2.   So the scenario is- you want to see the average sales by month and year but we also want to define the average sales specifically per year, which...

#DS2TipWeek – Fill a Date Range Using Alteryx

Last week I came across an issue where I had a start date and end date per customer ID, but was joining to data that had daily inputs. Little did I realise Andy Pick had used a Custom SQL to create this but I managed to do this through using the generate rows tool in...

#DS2TipWeek – Expanding Rows and Columns

When making a chart or table in Tableau, sometimes the normal view is too small but entire view is also too big.   Here is a quick tip to allow you to control how big you want the rows and columns. Yes you can easily drag each row or column but here is a quicker...