Common Questions on the Tableau Forums

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    The Tableau Forums are a wealth of knowledge that have answers to a lot of questions on how best to use Tableau and how to get around problems they are encountering. Below is a compilation of some common questions that we see asked on a regular basis. Hopefully, this document will help you get an answer fast.








    Table Calculations



    • How do I do a table calculation of a table calculation?



    Excel to Tableau








    • The date formatting isn't being applied the way I want.


    Totals and Subtotals


    Grand Totals and Subtotals | Drawing with Numbers

    Why Your Grand Total or Subtotal Isn't Working as Expected


    Conditional Formatting




    Structuring Data