Using Parameter Actions to Dynamically Update the ‘Relative to’ section of a Table Calculation

In one of my previous post,s I wrote about Dynamically Update the ‘Relative to’ section of a Table Calculation, using a parameter.
Now with the release of Tableau 2019.2, and the introduction of Parameter actions, it is possible to dynamically select a member of a dimension as the ‘Relative to’ part of a Table Calculation.
In this blog post, I will explain how to achieve this result.

Using Parameter Actions in a Scatterplot

Today DS14 was experimenting with the latest, beta version of Tableau Desktop (2019.2). In this short blog post, I will describe how to use some of the new features of this beta version to build a scatterplot that shows the relationship between profit and sales...

Tableau Tip – Swapping entire views using a parameter

Given that I haven’t posted a blog in a while, I thought I’d ease back into it with this handy tip which I used recently on a client project here at the Data School. In some scenarios, you may want to free up some space on your dashboard by providing the option to...

Colouring using a Parameter

In this blog post I will be talking through the steps to making a line chart in which the colour of the line is controlled by a parameter. This can be useful when you want to show all values for context but don’t want too many colours and feel a different colour...