Free Access to Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8–Chapter 6

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

201307_Quick_Dirty_Tableau_8_Freakalytics_111We are pleased to provide free access to our book for all site members. It is also available as a printed book on Amazon. The home page for this release is here.

In Chapter 6 (97-118)
     Take over with Tableau—View structure,
          Marks Card, Summaries,
          Formatting and Titles-97
     Customize views using the Columns,
          Rows, Pages and Filters Shelves-98
          1. Columns-98
          2. Rows-99
          3. Pages-100
          4. Filters-101
     Enhance your visual appeal with the Marks card-103
          1. Label-103
          2. Text-104
          3. Color-105
          4. Size-107
          5. Shape-108
          6. Detail-109
     The Summary Card—handy description of your data-112
     Headers and Axes-113
     Titles, Captions, Field Labels and Legends-115
     Format values in your views-117

Chapter 6 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 5 is available here and Chapter 7 is on the way in the coming days.

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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