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#WOW2022 | 26 | Let’s make a dynamic relative filter

Introduction Welcome to week 26 – the halfway mark of 2022! This week is pretty straightforward; how simple it will be is up to you 😀 I’ve always really liked using the relative date filter in Tableau but one thing that’s always irked me is that the anchor date is not dynamic – neither end-user …

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#WOW2022 | Week 25 | Double drill-down with Set Actions

Introduction My second favourite challenge in Tableau, after Table Calculations, is anything with Set Actions. Some of you may have already used these in previous challenges this year, but this week I am dedicating it to this wonderful (and sometimes tricky) Tableau functionality. Warning: this is not a beginner-friendly challenge! The problem I wanted to …

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2022 – WEEK 24: How is the arctic ice extent trending?

Introduction This week you are invited to build a horizon chart of the arctic ice extent–the amount of ice on the arctic ice cap. Data comes from the National Snow and Ice Data Center. In case you are not familiar with the horizon chart, a nice definition can be found here on Nathan Yao’s Flowing …

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#WOW2022 W23 | Tableau : Prep That and Build This!

Introduction Welcome to Week 23 of Workout Wednesday. This week is a special week as we have teamed up with Preppin Data to bring you a double challenge. Even then I think both challenges can be done in multiple platforms. You might also want to dabble in Power BI as they are also doing this double …

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#WOW2022 | 21 | Let’s Build a Trellis Chart!

Introduction Fresh off the heels of #Data22, it’s already time for a new #WOW2022 Tableau challenge! One of my favorite charts is the small multiple. It can be used to show a lot of data in a compact view. Typically, small multiples are used to visualize a single measure with two discrete dimensions. And that’s …

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2022 – Week 19: Can you format the dashboard?

Introduction This week the challenge focuses on formatting and your ability to use containers. The goal is to create a near pixel perfect copy of the original. Focus on your use of containers along the way. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 1100px by 850 px 9 sheets About 7 vertical containers …

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#WOW2022 | Week 17 | Can you switch between KPIs?

Introduction This week’s challenge is inspired by a Makeover Monday I did a couple years ago, which was inspired by Lindsey Poulter‘s Set Actions workbook. But rather than use the same soccer data, I’m continuing to celebrate the start of baseball season by comparing two Major League Baseball greats.  The overall challenge here is to …

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