Welcome to another edition of the Tableau Community Digest!


To kick off I thought I'd share this blog from Zen Master Jeffrey Shaffer where he shares how to create a map zoom with radial distance and increasing mark size. Check it out at Data + Science

On the topic of maps and spatial calculations, there are a few features rolled out in Tableau 2019.2 that are worth trying out. Vector maps | Feature 103002, MakePoint | Feature 103004, MakeLine | Feature 103005.

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If you haven't come across some of the cool Data + Music vizzes yet, I would highly recommend taking a peek Data + Music Stories | Tableau Software . I particularly loved 50 Years of Fleetwood Mac by Ken Flerlage




Our new inductees to the 2019 Tableau Ambassador program has just been announced, read all about it in Amanda Boyle' s blog Introducing the new 2019 Tableau Ambassadors! | Tableau Software We are really excited to welcome everyone on board Our new Tableau Forum Ambassadors include

Vikram Gokhale  Naveen B  KALPIT GOYAL shuhei saito Ritesh Bisht  Peter Fakan  Paul Wachtler Michael Ye  Don Wise  Mahfooj Khan  Hari Ankem  Eugenia Kis  Ken Flerlage Diego Parker


Did you know you can save $200 off the cost of a ticket to Tableau Conference if you purchase a ticket before August 16th? To join the conversation about all things TC and #data19, come visit the forums board Tableau Conference

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Shout outs to the following folks for their recent contributions to the Community Forums   We really appreciate how you've helped answer questions from fellow Community members, kudos to you!

Heyward Drummond  Anuj yadav  Nick Jastrzebski



Top-Voted Idea


This week the top voted idea is #1411 Apply number formatting inside a calculated field. This idea now has over 830 votes. If this is a feature you'd like to see in Tableau, please vote and add your comments (remember, you need to be logged in to the forums to do so)

If there are any new features you would like to see in Tableau, you are welcome to submit an idea to the Ideas board. Our Dev team regularly reviews the content here to help inform product roadmap decisions, so your feedback is most welcome.


Most Talked About Thread


Our top viewed thread is Optional map after filtering in a dashboard by Jiaqi Zhang. Many thanks to Diego Parker for providing the correct answer. Adding screenshots is always a useful way to show the approach taken, so thanks for that Diego.


If you have any thoughts on what you'd like to see in our weekly Digest, we would love to hear from you. Feel free to reach out to the team (myself, Patrick Byrne Amanda Boyle Stephen Munoz ) or drop us an email at community@tableau.com


Til next time