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Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public

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Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Index

A

  • actions
    • defining / Actions
    • Highlight actions / Actions
    • Filter actions / Actions
    • URL actions / Actions
    • disadvantages / Actions
  • active field / Using the Columns and Rows shelves
  • addressing
    • about / A note on addressing
  • aggregate functions
    • about / The aggregate functions
    • SUM / The aggregate functions
    • Average / The aggregate functions
    • Median / The aggregate functions
    • COUNT and COUNTD / The aggregate functions
    • Minimum and Maximum / The aggregate functions
    • Percentile / The aggregate functions
    • Standard Deviation / The aggregate functions
    • Variance / The aggregate functions
    • used, for creating map / The aggregate functions
  • Analytics panel
    • about / The Analytics pane
    • data elements / The Analytics pane

B

  • bar charts
    • about / Bar charts
    • Gantt charts / Bar charts
    • horizontal bar chart / Bar charts
    • histograms / Bar charts
    • stacked bar chart / Bar charts
    • bullet graphs / Bar charts
    • side-by-side bar chart / Bar charts
  • Bay Area Bike Share
    • about / A Tableau Public overview
  • best practices
    • dashboard design / Best practices for dashboard design
  • buttons, toolbar
    • Start button / Menus and toolbars
    • Undo button / Menus and toolbars
    • Redo button / Menus and toolbars
    • Save button / Menus and toolbars
    • Add New Data Source / Menus and toolbars
    • Add New Worksheet / Menus and toolbars
    • Duplicate button / Menus and toolbars
    • Clear button / Menus and toolbars
    • Swap button / Menus and toolbars
    • Ascending / Menus and toolbars
    • Descending / Menus and toolbars
    • Group / Menus and toolbars
    • Show Mark Labels / Menus and toolbars
    • Reset cards / Menus and toolbars
    • Fit / Menus and toolbars
    • Fit Axes / Menus and toolbars
    • Highlight / Menus and toolbars
    • Presentation mode / Menus and toolbars

C

  • calculated fields
    • about / Creating calculated fields
    • creating / Creating calculated fields
    • calculated field name / Creating calculated fields
    • data source name / Creating calculated fields
    • Information box / Creating calculated fields
    • button / Creating calculated fields
    • Apply and OK buttons / Creating calculated fields
    • messages / Creating calculated fields
    • calculation itself / Creating calculated fields
    • editing / Editing calculated fields
  • calculations
    • types / Types of calculations
  • Cards / Canvas and Column/Row shelves
  • Character-Separated Values (CSV) / Tables and databases
  • Cloud
    • work, saving to / Saving your work and logging in to Tableau Public
    • work, opening from / Opening work from the Cloud
  • computing
    • defining / Compute using
    • moving average, defining / Moving average
    • table calculation, editing / Editing table calculations
  • conventions
    • about / The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions

D

  • dashboard / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
    • creating / Creating a dashboard
    • element sizes, setting / Setting the size of dashboard elements
    • sizing / Sizing the dashboard
    • building / Building a dashboard
    • building, URL / Building a dashboard
  • dashboard design
    • process / The dashboard design process
    • best practices / Best practices for dashboard design
  • dashboard tab interface
    • about / The dashboard tab interface
    • key elements / The dashboard tab interface
    • layout objects / Layout objects
  • dashboard tabs / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
  • data
    • connecting, to Tableau Public / Connecting to the data in Tableau Public
  • data, connecting, to Tableau Public
    • steps / Connecting to the data in Tableau Public
    • data source user interface / The data source user interface
    • data source user interface, references / The data source user interface
    • data interpreter, using / Using the data interpreter
    • data, pivoting / Pivoting data
    • data sources, filtering / Filtering data sources
    • tables, joining / Joining tables
    • web-based data sources connections / Connecting to web-based data sources
  • Database Management Systems (DBMS) / Tables and databases
  • databases
    • about / Tables and databases, The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions
  • data pane
    • about / The Data pane
    • sections / The Data pane
    • fields, creating for Data window / The Data pane
  • data sources
    • URL / Type conversions, About data sources
    • blending / Blending data sources
    • defining / About data sources
    • filtering across, with parameters / Filtering across Data sources with parameters
  • data sources, Tableau Public
    • access / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
    • excel / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
    • text file (CSV or TXT) / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
    • OData / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
  • data visualization
    • about / Ten visualization tips
    • general rules / Ten visualization tips
  • date functions
    • about / The date functions
    • DATEADD / The date functions
    • DATEDIFF / The date functions
    • DATENAME / The date functions
    • DATEPARSE / The date functions
    • DATEPART / The date functions
    • DATETRUNC / The date functions
    • DAY / The date functions
    • ISDATE / The date functions
    • MONTH / The date functions
    • TODAY and NOW / The date functions
    • YEAR / The date functions
  • development lifecycle
    • about / An overview of the development lifecycle
  • dimensions
    • about / The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions

E

  • element size, dashboard
    • setting / Setting the size of dashboard elements, Sizing the dashboard

F

  • facts
    • about / The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
    • about / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • URL / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
  • field formats
    • about / The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions
  • Filters
    • adding / Adding and using Filters
    • using / Adding and using Filters
    • reference / Adding and using Filters
    • adding, to worksheets / Adding Filters to worksheets
    • Quick Filters, adding to dashboard / Adding Quick Filters to a dashboard
    • parameters, using as / Using parameters as Filters
  • FIXED LOD calculation
    • about / A FIXED LOD calculation

G

  • geocoding function
    • about / Geographic maps
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • about / A Tableau Public overview
  • geographic maps
    • about / Geographic maps
  • Google Public Data Explorer / Public data

I

  • INCLUDE LOD calculation
    • about / The INCLUDE and nested LOD calculations
  • Information Lab blog
    • URL / Using the Columns and Rows shelves

J

  • join types
    • left join / Joining tables
    • inner join / Joining tables
    • right join / Joining tables

L

  • layout objects, adding to dashboard
    • horizontal layout containers / Layout objects
    • vertical layout containers / Layout objects
    • text objects / Layout objects
    • images / Layout objects
    • web page objects / Layout objects
    • blank objects / Layout objects
  • Level of Detail Calculations (LOD)
    • about / The level of detail calculations
    • FIXED / The level of detail calculations
    • INCLUDE / The level of detail calculations
    • EXCLUDE / The level of detail calculations
  • line graphs
    • about / Line graphs
    • continuous, versus discrete date-time elements / Continuous versus discrete date-time elements
  • LOD expression type
    • about / A FIXED LOD calculation
  • logic functions
    • about / The logic functions
    • IF / The logic functions
    • THEN / The logic functions
    • ELSE-IF / The logic functions
    • ELSE / The logic functions
    • IIF statement / The logic functions
    • IFNULL function / The logic functions
    • CASE statement / The logic functions
    • AND / The logic functions
    • NOT / The logic functions
    • OR / The logic functions
    • END / The logic functions
    • using / The logic functions
    • graph, creating / The logic functions

M

  • Marks card
    • about / Using the Marks card
    • controllers / Using the Marks card
    • using / Using the Marks card
    • Filters shelf / The Filters and Pages shelves
    • Pages shelves / The Filters and Pages shelves
  • menus
    • about / Menus and toolbars
  • multiple Data sources
    • filtering, with parameters / Filtering across multiple Data sources with parameters

N

  • nested LOD calculation
    • about / The INCLUDE and nested LOD calculations
  • number functions
    • about / The number functions
    • ABS / The number functions
    • CEILING / The number functions
    • FLOOR / The number functions
    • MAX and MIN / The number functions
    • ROUND / The number functions
    • ZN / The number functions
    • DIV / The number functions
    • PI / The number functions
    • SIGN / The number functions
    • trigonometric and geometric functions / The number functions
    • exponential and logarithmic functions / The number functions

O

  • Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
  • options, table calculation
    • about / Editing table calculations

P

  • parameters
    • using, as Filters / Using parameters as Filters
    • multiple Data sources, filtering with / Filtering across multiple Data sources with parameters
  • part-to-whole comparison chart / Bar charts
  • performance
    • changing, over time / Changing over time
  • pie charts
    • about / Pie charts
  • pill / Using the Columns and Rows shelves
  • profile
    • managing / Managing your profile
  • public data
    • about / Public data

Q

  • Quick Filter
    • moving / Moving the Quick Filter

R

  • ranking
    • about / Ranking
  • Rule of Thirds
    • URL / Best practices for dashboard design
  • RUNNING function
    • versus WINDOW function / Window versus running functions

S

  • sample dashboards
    • downloading, URL / Creating a dashboard
  • scatter plots
    • about / Scatter plots
  • sheet tabs / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
  • Shelves / Canvas and Column/Row shelves
  • Show Me chart types
    • using / Answering questions using Show Me chart types
    • dimensions and measures / About dimensions and measures
    • continuous and discrete dimensions and measures / Continuous and discrete dimensions and measures
    • aggregation types for measures / Selecting aggregation types for measures
    • swapping / Swapping and sorting
    • sorting / Swapping and sorting
  • Show Me tool
    • about / The Show Me tool, Using the Show Me tool to create charts
    • using / Using the Show Me tool to create charts
  • side bar
    • about / The side bar
  • string functions
    • about / The string functions
    • CONTAINS / The string functions
    • FIND / The string functions
    • LEFT, MID, and RIGHT / The string functions
    • LEN / The string functions
    • MIN and MAX / The string functions
    • REGEX expressions / The string functions
    • REPLACE / The string functions
    • TRIM, LTRIM, and RTRIM / The string functions
    • UPPER and LOWER / The string functions
    • REGEXP_REPLACE / The string functions
    • references, URLs / The string functions

T

  • Tableau Public
    • about / A Tableau Public overview
    • using / Telling your story with Tableau Public
    • visualization, creating / Telling your story with Tableau Public
    • installing / Installing Tableau Public
    • exploring / Exploring Tableau Public
    • data, connecting to / Connecting to data
    • files, opening / Opening files and creating your profile
    • profile, creating / Opening files and creating your profile
    • discover / Discover
    • visualizations of others authors / Exploring the visualizations of other authors
    • user interface / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • workbook, URL / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • workspace control tabs / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
    • resources, URL / Public data
    • connecting, to data sources / The data sources that Tableau Public connects to
    • connecting, to data / Connecting to the data in Tableau Public
    • data stories / The data source user interface
    • logging into / Saving your work and logging in to Tableau Public
    • work, saving / Saving your work and logging in to Tableau Public
    • URL / Managing your profile
  • table calculations
    • creating / Creating quick table calculations
    • editing, manually / Manually editing table calculations
  • tables
    • about / Tables and databases, The databases, tables, dimensions, facts, field formats and conventions, Tables
    • text tables / Tables
    • heat maps / Tables
    • highlight tables / Tables
  • titles
    • modifying / Modifying titles
  • type
    • DATE function, using / Type conversions
    • DATETIME function, using / Type conversions
    • FLOAT function, using / Type conversions
    • INT function, using / Type conversions
    • MAKEDATE function, using / Type conversions
    • MAKETIME function, using / Type conversions
    • MAKEDATETIME function, using / Type conversions
    • STR function, using / Type conversions
  • type conversions
    • about / Type conversions
  • types, functions
    • number / Types of calculations
    • strings / Types of calculations
    • date / Types of calculations
    • type conversion / Types of calculations
    • logical / Types of calculations
    • aggregate calculations / Types of calculations
    • user functions / Types of calculations
    • table calculation / Types of calculations

U

  • URL actions
    • defining / URL actions
  • user interface, Tableau Public
    • about / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • workbook / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • toolbar / Touring the Tableau Public user interface, Menus and toolbars
    • cards and shelves / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • View or Visualization / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • ShowMe card / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • Sheet tabs / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • Status bar / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • Data Source / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • side bar / Touring the Tableau Public user interface, The side bar
    • Start button / Touring the Tableau Public user interface
    • data pane / The Data pane
    • visual cues / Visual cues
    • Analytics pane / The Analytics pane
    • menus / Menus and toolbars
    • canvas / Canvas and Column/Row shelves
    • Column/Row shelves / Canvas and Column/Row shelves
    • Columns and Rows shelves / Using the Columns and Rows shelves

V

  • virtualization
    • issues / A FIXED LOD calculation
  • visual clues
    • perception / The perception of visual clues
  • visual cues
    • about / Visual cues
    • Abc field / Visual cues
    • calendar icon / Visual cues
    • # sign / Visual cues
    • globe icon / Visual cues
    • paper clip icon / Visual cues
    • Venn diagram icon / Visual cues
  • visualization
    • types / Types of visualization
    • line graphs / Line graphs
    • tables / Tables
    • bar charts / Bar charts
    • geographic maps / Geographic maps
    • scatter plots / Scatter plots
    • pie charts / Pie charts
    • groups / Using groups and sets
    • sets / Using groups and sets
  • VIZ OF THE DAY gallery / Discover

W

  • WINDOW function
    • versus RUNNING function / Window versus running functions
  • work
    • saving, to Cloud / Saving your work and logging in to Tableau Public
    • opening, from Cloud / Opening work from the Cloud
    • online viewing / Viewing your work online
  • workbook details
    • managing / Managing workbook details
  • workspace control tabs, Tableau Public
    • about / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
    • Show Sheet Sorter / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
    • Show Filmstrip / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
    • Show Tabs / The workspace control tabs of Tableau Public
  • World Bank
    • URL / Connecting to the data in Tableau Public, The logic functions, Creating a dashboard
    • indicators data, URL / Blending data sources
    • references / URL actions