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2016

Hi everyone, happy Monday!

Lots going on in our Community right now that we're excited to tell you about!

 

Roses are Red

Violets are Blue

May the Data be with you

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Announcements

Are you having trouble logging in to the Community? We recently had an issue with users getting stuck during the SSO re-direct. If you are experiencing this issue, please clear your browser cache and try logging in again.

 

We are now on Round 3 of the the Tableau Torch Contest. Have you submitted your Tableau 10 viz yet? Quick, you have until the 4th of August!

Theme: Overcoming hurdles

Feature: Clustering

 

 

Recognition

Chris McClellan is our next potential DATA ROCKSTAR, by achieving 7900 points on our community forums! Let's give him a round of applause!

You are almost level maximum, thanks for all of your help on the forums Chris. You are soon to be among the most renowned users on our forums.

 

 

Most Talked About Thread

Bajee vali's thread Issue with Tableau Desktop has been our most popular thread this week. Ashish Chaudhari and Dmitry Chirkov provided the right answer, at the right time!

Congrats, keep up the good work!

 

Most Viewed thread

This week's most viewed thread is Multiple-Join Clauses  by Santiago Perez.

This issue is not 100% solved despite multiple users viewing this thread. Feel free to jump in and help Santiago out!

With two join clauses on Investment depending on whether it was direct or indirect. Is there any documentation on this feature available, and how can I achieve the above result?

 

Top Voted Idea

Sell padding around borders has been created by Dante Haddad

He depicts that Data appear very close to borders especially when aligning "Top". The ability to add padding between the data and the border would make presentation much better.

Fee free to upvote the idea if you agree!

 

In Other News

We have some exciting new announcements coming like a new Think Data Thursday and some new ambassadors. Keep your eyes peeled!

 

Enjoy your week and as always, feel free to reach out at community@tableau.com

 

-Lenny

Happy Monday everyone! Lots going on in our Community right now that we're excited to tell you about! But first, some fun history: Today in 1940, 32nd US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected to an unprecedented third term; the only President to have served more than two terms!

 

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Announcements

Are you having trouble logging in to the Community? We recently had an issue with users getting stuck during the SSO re-direct. If you are experiencing this issue, please clear your browser cache and try logging in again.

 

We are still on Round 2 of the the Tableau Torch Contest.  Have you submitted your Tableau 10 viz for this round?  The theme for round 2 is "Cheer for the home team"!

 

 

Recognition

Congratulations to Alfredo Pirrone for achieving the "I Know Stuff!" badge by having ten responses marked as correct! And congrats on his one year anniversary in our forums. Thanks for all you do and we hope to see you continuing to provide correct answers! :-)

 

 

Most Talked About Thread

lim.shijia's thread Suggestions has been our most popular thread this week. Lim provided a screenshot of a chart type they needed and khalid norat, John Sobczak, and Gerardo Varela, stepped in to find a solution. Nice work team!

 

Most Viewed thread

This week's most viewed thread is a few years old but super interesting: Sounds in Tableau?! by Shawn Wallwork is a great thread about creating audio alerts in Tableau and contains contributions from many notable Community members. One of my favorite aspects of our Community is the ingenuity I see to find out-of-the-box solution. Thanks to everyone who contributed!

 

 

Top Voted Idea

This week's most voted-up idea is the venerable Joshua Milligan's Go ahead and show details for error messages. Joshua's request is to see the entire error message without having to hit another button to see details. I agree so I also up-voted the idea! If you agree, hit the up arrow and let us know.

 

In Other News

We have some exciting new announcements coming like a new Think Data Thursday and some new ambassadors. Keep your eyes peeled!

 

Enjoy your week and as always, feel free to reach out at community@tableau.com

 

-Diego

Good afternoon. I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July.  The Tableau Community team has been busy the last week and we missed out on an update last week.  Tracy is off visiting Europe on a long overdue vacation.  Diego was under the weather last week and I had a incident with a golf cart, a fall, and some concrete that resulted in a concussion and a few days out of the office.  You'll have to visit with me at Tableau Conference for all the details.  Let's get to what's been happening in the Community while we were all busy --

 

Announcements

Have you seen today's post on How to Create Density maps Using Hexbins in Tableau?  Check out the great visualization showing Tornato Density over the last 65 years and then give it a try yourself with the included instructions.

 

We are on Round 2 of the the Tableau Torch Contest .  Have you submitted your Tableau 10 viz for this round.  The theme for round 2 is "Cheer for the home team".

 

Recognition

Congratulations to Mahfooj Khan for receiving the Question Slayer badge indicating that 50+ of his responses have been marked correct.  Mahfooj is a fairly new member to the community as he joined in March of this year.  That's a lot of contributions over the last few months. Congratulations Majfooj.

 

In addition, Veronica Simoes and Luciano Vasconcelos are recent recipients I Know Stuff!! Badge indicating 10+ correct responses.  Congratulations to all of our badge winners this week.

 

Most Talked About Thread

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Niranjan Banarjee asked a question about utilizing Tableau with Microsoft ExcelMahfooj Khan helped by shoing Nranjan how to utilize custom sql to create a union between the various files.

 

Most Viewed Thread

Ben Rasilim creatd a question about question about comparing values from multiple data sources and then using the results as a filterswaroop.gantela stepped in and provided detailed instructions utilizing LOD calculations and Table Calculations with the calculation examples.  Swaroop is a long time member of the community (since May of 2014) with over 7000 points.  Another great Tableau community member helping a new user get going.

 

Top Voted Idea

The top voted idea over the last two week is Stop Changing Filters & Colors When Replacing Data Source created by Shawn Wallwork last November.  This idea has 258 votes.  Your votes matter so please vote up if this impacts you.

 

In Other News

Please check out the article about Toby Erkson, Tableau's Community Ambassador of the month has been spotlighted on the front page of the community.  Learn more about Toby and his Tableau journey here.

 

That's all for this week.

 

As always, feel free to send any comments, questions, or suggestions for this digest to community@tableau.com

 

Happy Analyzing!