Happy Monday all! And happy early Valentine's day! Have you had the chance to do a makeovermonday? This just might be your week. Dive into some Valentine's Day data and see what you come up with: Data Sets | Makeover Monday. Here's one created by Suraj Shah to give you a little inspiration
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Don't miss this week's Think Data Thursday with Zen Masters, Christopher DeMartini and Tamas Foldi talking about Think Data Thursday - Vizception: D3.JS and Tableau integration - February 16, 2017 - 8:00 AM Pacific. This TDT is meant for all skill levels, so don't hesitate to join!
The Tableau Server Admin user group will be meeting on February 24th at 9 AM PST. Lead by Mark Wu with a special presentation from Jeff Strauss on Metadata Automation. To learn more and to register, visit: https://www.tableau.com/learn/webinars/tableau-administrators-virtual-user-group-2
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Shivang Desai was having an issue where the tabcmd command not recognized as an internal or external command. Madhusudhan Khambham started helping Shivang by giving him information on where to find the command line, etc. However, Shivang was still having issues. Tharashasank Davuluru stepped in by asking for more details and providing Shivang with some screenshots that theoretically should have helped. Shivang, let the community know if this problem is resolved by marking a response as correct or letting us know how you solved it!
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This thread is a couple of months old, but this question comes up time and time again. Aditya Hrishikesh asked How do we display zero when there is no data ? Several people suggested using the zn function in a calculated field, while others suggested the ifnull function. Additional solutions were also presented, such as making some changes to the data via a SQL statement, etc. There are several solutions to this issue, however, it depends on your data, etc. Being able to share your workbook is extremely helpful in a situation like this!
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Last week's most voted on idea was Presto Teradata ODBC Connector Timezone Setting with 10 votes, giving it a total of 23 ideas. This idea was created by Nissan N in January. Last week, he also received a response from Tableau developer, Arthur Gyldenege who let Nissan know the Presto connector is actively being worked on.
In Other News
- Alexander Mou created and shared this awesome viz about different keyboard shortcuts for Tableau - Visual and Interactive Reference for Keyboard Shortcuts in Viz Talk. So cool!
- This awesome thread posted by Shawn Wallwork sending praise to Mahfooj Khan - Wow! Other side of the world...
- Yingying Zeng wanted to Remove icon for a pinned access. With the help of Nikunj Bhardava, he showed ho it can be done by fixing the axis instead of "pinning" it.
- tushar.m had an interesting question about replacing the Postgres Database. He got a couple of responses from Toby Erkson, Jeff Strauss, Matt Coles, and Jonathan that put Tushar's concerns at bay.
That's it for this week. Hope you all have a productive week.
Until next time, happy analyzing!
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