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.
As I come to the end of my second week of training at The Data School, I wanted to share some keyboard shortcuts I discovered during training this week.
Imagine you created your dashboard, but then realised the field names were wrong so you went back to the data source to rename it. Now these old fields show up as an error on your dashboard. Tableau conveniently has an quick option called ‘Replace References’ which allows you to swap one field for another.
We were the first EVER Data School cohort to begin training remotely, which seemed equally daunting and exciting. The whole experience of starting up remotely was very interesting for me, so I wanted to share a few things I expected before the virtual training and how it actually turned out to be…