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.

     

    Sorting

     

     

     

     

     

    Table Calculations

     

     

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

     

     

    Excel to Tableau

     

    http://www.theinformationlab.co.uk/2012/03/27/tableau-for-excel-users-part-2-calculated-fields/

     

     

     

    Dates

     

     

    • 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

     

    http://drawingwithnumbers.artisart.org/wiki/tableau/conditional-formatting/

     

     

    Structuring Data

     

     

     

    Mapping