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Exploring Tableau Desktop

At course completion, participants will be able to identify appropriate chart and data visualization types for specific data source scenarios, design fundamental charts and graphs, create introductory calculations, generate basic geographic maps, and combine multiple worksheets into an interactive dashboard or data story.


Participants should have a basic familiarity with introductory data source concepts (tables, rows/columns, records/fields).

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Exploring Tableau Desktop

2 Days

Your Price: $1190


Tableau and Data Visualization

  • What is Data Visualization
  • Analyze Existing Tableau Workbooks
  • Create a New Workbook
  • Using Show Me
  • Sharing Tableau Workbooks


  • Keep Only and Exclude
  • The Filters Shelf
  • Interactive Filters
  • Filter Scope

Geographic Mapping

  • Geographic Dimensions/Geocoding
  • Latitude/Longitude Combined with Background Maps
  • Symbol Maps
  • Filled Maps
  • Map Layers

Date/Time Analysis

  • Navigating Date Hierarchies
  • Discrete/Continuous Dates
  • Date Filters

Customized Calculations

  • Ad-Hoc Versus the Calculation Editor
  • Parts of Calculated Fields
  • Calculated Field Data Types
  • Aggregation Options

Quick Table Calculations

  • “Second Pass” Table Calculations
  • Table Calculation Scope and Direction

Interactive Dashboards

  • Setting Dashboard Size
  • Adding Worksheets
  • Customizing Legend and Filter Appearance
  • Dashboard Interactivity

Guided Analysis with Stories

  • Setting Story Size
  • Adding Worksheets, Dashboards, and Text to Story Points
  • Modifying Sheet State
  • Formatting Stories

Customizing the Data Source (optional)

  • Joining Tables
  • Data Pane Customization
  • Saving Custom Data Sources

Additional Chart Types

  • Measure Names/Measure Values
  • Show Me Charts

Text Tables

Heat Maps

Horizontal Bar

Stacked Bar

Side-By-Side Bar


Circle View


Dual Combination

Scatter Plot


Box and Whisker Plot

Gantt View

Bullet Graph

Packed Bubble

Exploring Tableau Desktop

2 Days

Your Price: $1190

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