Happy Monday! This is a couple of days late because of the US Thanksgiving holiday (hope everyone had a good one!). Things slowed down a little bit in the Community, but there always seems to be activity - no matter what time of year or day.
Most Talked About Thread
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Ashish Verma asked about Date functions in Tableau. Simon Runc, Joe Oppelt and Pooja Gandhi all provided some possible solutions - ultimately, it looks like Simon and Ashish were able to work together to find the solution (Ashish, can you mark the one that solved the problem as correct?)
Top Viewed Thread
Parv Chana had a Quick calculation question where his main concern was presenting the data to his executives on a dashboard. Shawn Wallwork asked him a question to get him thinking about how the issue is handled elsewhere, while Ville Tyrväinen confirmed one of the three potential solutions that Jonathan Drummey provided.
Top Voted Idea
This week's top voted idea is one from Shawn Wallwork that he created a while back Rework Tool Tips & Command Buttons Selection. I have a feeling it could potentially be a result of Andy Peters post: Customizing (or removing) tooltips on reference lines
In Other News
- Jessica Hunter asked how to write A calculation to insert zero values into a value. Chris McClellan was able to provide the solution she needed to get it the way she wanted.
- Keith R asked an interesting question (faster) alternatives to "Show all Columns"?Matt Lutton provided a couple solutions using table calcs, while Joshua Milligan provided a potentially good solution of putting the data that is not needed on the context filter.
- This was created at the beginning of November, but the thread got a lot of conversation. Tableau's Matt Coles asked Stale Content: How do you deal? in the Server Administration community.
- Burak Tansug asked a question that I remember trying to figure out how to accomplish without just dragging the two labels side by side. Ramon Martinez shared an easier solution in Displaying count and percentage side by side.
Hope everyone has a good rest of the week! Any suggestions or submissions for this digest can be sent my way at email@example.com.