Category Archives: Tableau

Setting map classification with parameters

Maps are tricky, especially quantitative choropleth maps. Not because they are hard to make in Tableau. Just the opposite, it takes just a few mouse clicks to make one but is it right? It depends on the data. When you drop a continuous measure on the Filled Map, Tableau creates a choropleth map and assigns […]

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4 methods to import line geography into Tableau

If you’ve played with Tableau’s new spatial data connector, you might have come across an error like this: or even this: The first error message will pop up if you try to connect to a spatial file containing lines and the second when your spatial file contains more than one feature type. Geographic features can be […]

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Compare Prices Everywhere

This is my entry for the Tableau Ironviz qualifier contest. It is all about mobile design and Tableau 10’s new Device Manager. I intended to create a simple and functional visualization resembling a mobile app. When I played with the app and browsed through the data, the biggest surprise for me was the cost of […]

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