Free Access to Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8–Chapter 5

Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8
The Original Guide for the Accidental Analyst

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In Chapter 5 (pages 79-96)
     Advanced view types in Tableau-79
          Scatter Plots—explore relationships-82
          Circle Plots—go beyond bar charts-83
               Circle views-83
               Side-by-side circles-86
               Packed Bubbles-87
          Maps—great for location data-88
               Symbol maps-88
               Filled maps-89
          Area Charts—track multiple groups over time-90
          Dual combination-95
          Gantt Chart—track activity over time-96

Chapter 5 pages

Use the controls to navigate. On touch-screens, you can swipe to navigate. Click on the slide to advance, click the four squares in the controls for the thumbnails to appear and click the four-way arrows for full-screen viewing. While in full-screen viewing mode, you can use the right/left arrow keys to advance/go back or simply swipe right and left on touch-screens. Use the ESC key or x in bottom control-bar to exit full-screen mode.

Chapter 4 is available here and Chapter 6 is over here.

Be sure to watch the videos that accompany this book:
     Better Analytics with Tableau 8 Part 1
     Better Analytics with Tableau 8 Part 2

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