1 Reply Latest reply on May 12, 2018 12:33 PM by Shinichiro Murakami

    Drop Down Box in Tableau

    Scott Carman

      Morning All,

       

      I have a question to see if it can be done in Tableau as I have my doubts.

       

      I have a project at work to identify the active runway at an airport.  Let's say the airport has 2 runways, 1 north and south and 1 east and west.  They are numbered 36, 9, 18, 27.

       

      Our project current shows the active runway by a label with the runway number and then a color code to show its status that is manually changed via a drop down box in Excel.

       

      Example

           36 - Green (This is the active runway)

           9 - Yellow (This is a possible option)

           18 - Red (Runways are one way only so you don't want airplanes landing head on)

           27 - Yellow (This is a possible option)

       

      the idea is that we would make the status changes and publish our work to a Tableau Server to have others view the dashboard from there.

       

      Any ideas?

       

      Thanks

       

      Scott Carman

      scojo1971@gmail.com

        • 1. Re: Drop Down Box in Tableau
          Shinichiro Murakami

          Hi Scott,

          Because we don't have data or file, try to explain by text only.

           

          Create 4 parameters for respective runway.

          And assign string value  Red, Green, Yellow for respective parameters.

           

          Then assign parameters to color for each runway's field.

           

          Again without seeing data, I am not sure how you want to use these feature.

           

          Thanks,

          Shin