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How to create custom shapes in Tableau

Following on from my article on creating custom colours, I thought it would be a good idea to also talk about custom shapes.

They are used much less than custom colours, at least from my observations, but can still be very useful to convey information, emotion, tell a story and achieve buy-in through branding. 328 more words


Fun with Calculations in Tableau V9

My most recent customer gave me a chance to exercise Tableau Version 9’s features, for both the Server and Desktop Professional.

Early on, an analyst asked me to do something rather interesting with calculations in a workbook.  570 more words


086. On The Wind

Halona wears…

Gown: -Pixicat- Delusion.Gown (Flower)

Vest: Foxes – Tarot – Fur Vest – Snow

Earrings: h.m.a.e.m. – transom earrings B – gatcha

Floral Headpiece: … 49 more words

Head To Toe

Toastmastering with Tableau

I have been a Toastmaster for some time now (almost a year). Toastmasters has given me the confidence to speak better in front of an audience, to talk better on calls, to convince my manager to grant me that sudden leave and in many other ways. 674 more words

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Embed Tableau into Microsoft Power Point 2016

In a recent project, I was asked to embed a Tableau dashboard into Microsoft PowerPoint. Also, as we use SharePoint Online, the embedded Tableau dashboard must work in the PowerPoint Online environment. 162 more words



Dark ringed sorrow

Broken circles

Purpled hues

Of creeping hollow.

‘Neath sunken bridges

Bursting bubbles

Fluid air

A slim tomorrow.


Painting pictures in a verse… 68 more words

In Dedication...

How to precent unfiltering in Dashboard

When you build a dashbaord in Tableau, sometimes when you add in lots of sheets and would like to control the drill-down of detailed information, you would use “Filter Action” but what if you have mutiple filter actions and how would you control and define the layer of filter? 221 more words