Good morning everyone and welcome to the work week! I hope everyone had a great weekend. As I enjoy doing, let's start with a bit of "Today in History". Today in 1964, at the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York, the very first Ford Mustang was introduced to much acclaim. The iconic American car is still in production and originals are still a hot commodity around the world. Read more on History.com

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Kes Raj posted a question about Displaying Current Quarter by Default in a Date Filter. He was lucky enough to get great help by Tableau Ambassadors Shinichiro Murakami and Norbert Maijoor but it was Okechukwu Ossai who ultimately came up with the correct answer!

 

Top Voted Idea

Last week's top idea is the ability to set the width of individual columns based on content. Thierry Jakircevic asked the question in 2012 and it has been one of our most popular requests since.

 

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Enjoy the week everyone!

 

-Diego