1 Reply Latest reply on Aug 1, 2018 5:46 AM by Jim Dehner

    Top N and Bottom N for two different measures in the same graph

    Becca O'Connor



      I am pretty new to Tableau so I apologise in advance if this is a pretty straightforward request:


      I want to be able to create a bar chart that shows the Top 5 inflows/gains and Bottom 5 outflows/losses for products so that I can get a visual like this (where green represents the inflows and red the outflows):



      The inflows and outflows are two different measures in my data set, so I am not sure how to create the combined graph. I can create one or the other using ranking, but not both together.


      Any help or advice would be much appreciated!

        • 1. Re: Top N and Bottom N for two different measures in the same graph
          Jim Dehner

          Good morning

          First welcome to the forum

          Can't be too specific without seeing your TWBX workbook (see the link Getting Started in the Forums )



          in general one way to solve the problem is to create 2 rankings - one ascending the other descending -   rank desc = rank_unique(sum(measure 1),'desc') and rank asc =      rank_unique(sum(measure 2),'asc') and then use a conditional statement like [rank asc] <+5 or [rank desc]<=5   as a filter set to true



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