Formatting – Creating Lines In Your Tableau Dashboard

Creating a line within your dashboard is simple, but you just need to know how. When you create your dashboard, you are able to drag in a “Blank” on to where you would like your line.   Here I have dragged a “Blank” just under my title. You can easily change the size...

Customer Retention Graph

A customer retention graph allows you see how many customers come back to your company each year, from their first year of order. I will then explain how to turn this into a percent of the total for that year. For this example, I will be using superstore data. 1st –...

Common Baseline Graph With Parameter (Part 2)

In the first step, I have shown how to create a common baseline graph. Here I will show you how to use parameters to make this graph more dynamic. We will use a parameter control to highlight a chosen subcategory and create a dual axis which will create a large...

Creating a Common Baseline Chart (Part 1)

A common baseline chart will allow you to create a view which will show each dimension starting at the same time to compare their overall trend. From each product’s beginning to end. For example, you could use this chart if you wanted to see how much each product has...

Dashboard Week – Day 3

Today’s task required us to use Power BI for the First time. It only took 15 minutes within using the tool did I become a fan. I find it easy to build different chart types without having to create any complicated calculations (depending on what you want to...