Happy Monday everyone and welcome to this week's Community Digest! As I enjoy doing, let's start with a look at today in history. Today in 1912, First Lady Helen Taft and wife of the Japanese ambassador Viscountess Chinda planted two Yoshina cherry trees on the Potomac River, near the Jefferson memorial. This gift from the Japanese is commemorated yearly with the Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival. If you have a chance, it's well worth checking out. And with that, let's get on to the Digest!
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◘ Most Talked About Thread
Deepak Krish asked a question about showing two different time periods for the same data, side-by-side, color-coded. Jim Dehner requested a packaged workbook and got the ball rolling, then Okechukwu Ossai followed up to bring the answer home. A great experience for everyone involved and shows the importance of packaged workbooks! See the thread here: Show last 12 months data and last 3 months data
◘ Top Voted Idea
With many common ideas taking the top spots, the next highest goes to Bernd Schmalz with his idea for Tableau Server to support the encryption of subscription emails. This is a great idea! If you agree, vote it up!
◘ In Other News
Plenty of Tableau guru's swear by the Lookup() function to solve many tricky issues. Esther Twain needed some help with an order of operations question: Order of operations problem, Lookup() to the rescue.
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