Finding my creative side – pt.1

Being part of the Data School and training for four months allows you to discover your strengths and weaknesses. If you are struggling to find your creative flair in data visualisation I would highly recommend finding a viz that inspires you and seeing how to can influence your work.

Are you sure you need a dual-axis?

Let’s say that you wanted to have two measure values on one graph and to colour by these measures as well as have lines with different thickness. Prior to last week I thought it would be necessary to use a dual-axis chart for this which was a frustration as this means...

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...

Adding Test Conditions to a Standard Macro

One of the topics covered by DS12 this week has been macros which included learning the difference between standard, iterative and batch macros. We also briefly delved into the world of apps. I wouldn’t really consider myself the most tech-savvy person so...