Within the Maintenance page of Tableau Server, there are a pre-build administrative views which allow you to monitor server and site activity in different ways. But in addition to this, you also have the option to create your own customised administrative views using Tableau Server, to analyse your site or server profile.
In this blog, I will explain how you can add dynamic reference lines to a time series data which will allow the user to see the data relative to a selected reference date.
At the end of the day, everyone has their own way of designing dashboard, and there is not necessarily one wrong or right way. In this blog I’ve tried to highlight some practices that I myself have been guilty of doing and has limited the full effectiveness of some of my dashboards without me realising.
Show/Hide container buttons within dashboards help to declutter the view and make it easier to understand the data. But sometimes, it is not always clear to the user that they can click the show/hide button to view more hidden data. There are many ways to resolve this but I wanted to share an idea that I think may prompt the user in a more understandable way.
Similar to Sparkline charts, Sparkbar charts are small, lightweight charts that typically do not have axis. They’re a quick and amazing way of visualising your data, without needing the complexity of a full blown chart.