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Learning Tableau

By : Joshua N. Milligan
Book Image

Learning Tableau

By: Joshua N. Milligan

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning Tableau
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Adding Value to Analysis – Trends, Distributions, and Forecasting

Presenting, printing, and exporting

Tableau is primarily designed to build richly interactive visualizations and dashboards for consumption on a screen. Often, you will expect users to interact with your dashboards and visualizations. However, there are good options for presenting, printing, and exporting in a variety of formats.


Tableau Desktop and Reader features Presentation Mode, which is available from the Window menu or by pressing F7 or using the option on the toolbar. This mode removes all authoring controls and displays only the view and navigation tabs in fullscreen. Press F7 or Esc to exit the fullscreen display.


When used with effective dashboards and stories, Presentation Mode is an effective way to walk your audience through the data story.

If you save a workbook by pressing Ctrl + S while in Presentation Mode, the workbook will be opened in Presentation Mode by default.


Tableau enables printing for individual visualizations, dashboards, and stories. From the...