Intro to fixed LODs

To be able to understand LOD’s we must first understand the basics of how Tableau visualises the data in your view. Dimensions can be dragged onto different shelves within a sheet to provide a level of detail to your viz. Depending on the dimension that you choose to...

The Multi-Row Formula Tool

The multi-row formula tool allows you to write expressions that reference the row preceding and/or the row following an active row. The tool gives you the option to update an existing field or create a new field and can be very useful if you need to reference multiple...

What are Measure Names and Measure Values?

Both Measure Names and Measure Values have always been something of a mystery to me when using Tableau. I didn’t understand what they were used for or why they popped up in various areas of my view. However breaking the process down to understand how they work...