This is what I am looking at. Please help me with this by giving steps.
Also I am not able to find any documentation for layout containers and newbie to tableau hence posting basic questions.
For your information I tried what ever you did but I am not able to understand how your layout is floating without floating enabled.
For me layout size is not decreasing at all it is staying 400 * 400 (Same as dashboard size)
Also I am not able to understand how drap and drop is working some times I press SHIFT key sheet is going inside the container and sometimes not. Can you please explain this as well ?
Also please let me know how to make annotations aligned. I have big annotation which I have to align along with the bar. It is kind of going out. Please take a look.
You can change the Format of your annotations & change the size & formatting of the annotation box. I think you have to customize these according to your requirement. Other solution that will also help is using another blank sheet & put different details in it according to your requirement. Hope this will help.
Issue here is annotation is going out.
Sizing doesn't help as space is very less.
Blank sheet does not help it is annotation and should be shown at bar end.
After struggling whole day today I was able to make what ever did.
Few of the points to note are
1) Borders of the layouts are not easily stretchable when you put mouse on it.
2) There is no reference anywhere how it can de done.
Now I am facing following problems.
1) Colour self 'A' and 'B' and not inline with the bar chart rather it is slightly left aligned. It is not movable because it is inside layout container hence entire thing is moving.
2) How to give proper annotation space at the end. I tried formatting/sizing/ and many things but it is not working out. Please see my last work book (Layout containers.)
Thanks for your support in advance.
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1. Yes the layout container borders can be difficult to get at. If you click the triangle of the worksheet and click "Select Layout container" it's easier:
2. Here's a link to the online help Layout Containers documentation.
3. Here's a link to the online help Front Page. This is where I always start when trying to learn something new.
4. When you say "annotation", do you really mean "Tooltip"? I didn't see any annotation on that workbook you published. Tooltip can't be aligned with anything. They pop up next to wherever your mouse enters a mark. While they will extend outside the dashboard borders in Desktop, once you publish the workbook they will stay inside the dashboard borders:
Let me know if you have any other questions.
Thanks for your support. I have attached wrong work book.
I am attaching correct one now. I am trying to resolve following problems.
1) Annotation at the bar end is going out. e.g. "This is very large annotation" as an example. I have to show this large annotation at one place.
2) I want to align color markers A and B along with bar but it is coming on left side. e.g. Below marked in the square(Color shelf A and B) should be moved to right side up to arrow mark.
Layout Containers.twbx.zip 35.2 KB
I think we're having a slight language problem. So let me post a few more screenshots and talk about what will work and what will not work.
You can get the above arrangement but as the user changes the filter it will 'break':
You get an odd scroll bar, and the large annotation gets truncated. There is not any solution I know of for the annotation. The annotation must stay within the area of the bars, so if there are not enough bars then there will not be enough room for the annotation. The color legend scroll bar behavior can be solved by stacking the colors like this:
We have a whole lot of containers going on in this viz. And several containers within containers. It could probably be simplified a bit, but at this point I decided to leave it alone. Here are all the containers:
Layout Containers-SW.twbx.zip 31.5 KB
Thanks for your support so far. I am able to resolve all the issues apart from annotation part.
Also , Please accept my apology if you are not able to understand anything from earlier post.
Here I have assumed my x-axis is having fix value of 100 and bars are well within the range(15 and 25) so it looks proper,
Problem with real data :
I have data varying for x-axis in the range of 1 to 10000 and also it depends on the value of the filter.
E.g. if filter value is 'filter1' x-axis value will vary from 5 to 50.
if filter value is 'filter2' x-axis value will vary from 5000 to 7000.
If I keep x-axis value fixed to 10000 bars are becoming really small when data falls in to smaller range (E.g. 5 to 50) and it is not looking good on web page ( I am embedding this view in to web application and looking really ugly).
So what I am looking for is "How to set maximum X-axis value based on filter selection"
e.g. for filter value 'filter1' max x-axis value should be 80
for filter value 'filter2' it should be 7500.
This should be sufficient to give enough space for this annotation.
Please let me know is there any way this can be done at sheet level (Dashboard I will adjust myself)
Layout Containers-SW.twbx.zip 50.6 KB
Mkumar, you can use a reference line to give you the extra space. Create a calculation similar to this:
Put this on the level of detail shelf. Then set up a reference line with that as the field you are referencing. Set the line and label to none (to hide it). Then as the values change because of filtering, the hidden reference line will also change, always giving you 30% more space at the end of your bars.
Hi shawn Thanks for your support. I am able to resolve all the issues related to this.