Happy Monday - I raised awareness a few weeks ago about the solar eclipse but it's nearly here (next Monday). I didn't want to let the theme pass us over quite yet. Zen Master, Matthew Chambers created a post and visualization examining the relationship between interest in the eclipse and the path of the eclipse. Learn how Matt created that great eclipse path across the USA in his article.
Congratulations to our community Ambasador Zhouyi Zhang (ZZ) for achieving the Answer Wizard badge! The Answer Wizard badge marks is received after 100 people have marked your answer 'Correct'. This is a huge milestone in the Tableau Community forums that only a handful of members have achieved. Thank you ZZ.
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Indre White asked a question about ranking data for the current year but showing data across several years. Ambassador Joe Oppelt and Shinichiro Murakami both jumped in to assist Indre with this challenging question. Joe went the Table Calculation route and Shin chose to use a LOD calc. This is a great example of how you can use different methods to arrive at a result in Tableau. Both offer an opportunity to learn more advanced techniques/tools.
Top Voted Idea
The top voted idea this week is Ability to Rename Workbooks on Server originally contribute by Michael Lee with 579 votes for this Idea and 119 comments. There are some conflicting ideas about what and who should be allowed to change a workbook name. What are your thoughts? Vote and share your comments.
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Learn how Zen Master Christopher DeMartini analyzed movie scripts with Tableau - Analyzing Movie Scripts with Tableau | Tableau Public . A truly fascinating look at what's possible with Tableau.
That's all I've got for this week. Have a great one and until next time, happy analyzing!
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