Tableau tooltip tip week – Other chart types in tooltips

So this morning I was thinking of what other aspects of tooltips I could blog about. Thinking of the content I had already produced I thought to myself ‘hold on, is it possible to use other chart types in tooltips’… well with some yes, others no. But...

Tableau tooltip tip week – Bar charts in tooltips

YOU CAN DO BAR CHARTS IN YOUR TOOLTIPS…WTF. How awesome does that sound? Why is it awesome? It is an opportunity to provide your users with additional information, without taking up any space. When they are used well they can be extremely effective in adding...

Tableau tooltip tip week – Removing your tooltips

Sometimes tool tips just aren’t right for the viz that you are producing, for example in an infographic that should be static and tell the story without additional information, or you have a scatter plot between two variables but solely want the user to focus on...

Tableau tool tip tip week – Dynamic symbols in tool tips

Tool tips are an extremely useful way to provide your users with additional information which help further or provide context for any points that you are tying to make within your visualisation. So to celebrate blog-a-day week here at The Data School I have decided to...