Tableau "No Data to Display" Warning Message

In this tutorial, we will look at how to create a "No Data to Display" warning message when mutually exclusive filter options have been selected.

Line Formatting in Tableau Dashboards

Have you ever created an informative and insightful Dashboard that ended up looking clumsy and not well organized? The root of the problem may be a lack of structure.

Grouping Tableau Tabs with the Use of Color

Tableau allows the user to color-code individual tabs in a document. This gives the user another way to group tabs for easy viewing and organization.

How to Copy and Paste Data into Tableau

Sometimes, you want to create a quick visualization in Tableau but don’t want to go through the steps of connecting to your dataset. For smaller datasets, Tableau gives you the option to Copy and Paste the data directly.

Parameter Series 2: How to Create Interactive Maps

In this tutorial, we will look how we can use the same Parameter feature to create an interactive map that colors areas that are above and below a Profit threshold that the user can change dynamically.

Parameter Series 1: How to Create a Dynamic Highlighter

One way to distinguish your visualization is to add a level of interaction for the user. In this case, we are going to explore using a Parameter to dynamically highlight items in our visualization. For example, if you are giving a presentation about which cities have the highest sales, a Parameter will help you highlight the top several cities for emphasis. 

Tableau Desktop

Tableau is a powerful analytics platform that can be used to provide interactive, visual analysis of even the most complex sets of data. 

If you are interested in exploring what the world of data analytics can offer to your department, downloading a trial copy of Tableau is a great place to start. Due to compatibility requirements with AggieDash, please make sure to download Tableau's trial version that is current with our UCD servers.