Circle Views in Tableau

In this article, we will show how to create a Circle Views in Tableau chart with an example. For this, we are going to use the Data Source that we created in our previous article.

Please visit Data Labels in Reports article to understand the Data Source.

Select Circle Views in Tableau Show Me Window

Create Circle Views in Tableau Example

To create a Tableau Circle Views Chart First, Drag and Drop the Sales Amount from Measures Region to Rows Shelf. Since it is a Measure value, the Sales Amount aggregated to default Sum. Once you drag them, Bar Chart will generate, as shown below.

Drag Sales on to Rows Shelf

Next, Drag and Drop Color from Dimensions Region to Columns Shelf. Once you drag the Color dimension, a proper bar graph will generate, as shown below.

Add Measure to Columns Shelf

Create Circle Views in Tableau chart Approach 1

There are multiple ways to create Circle Views chart in tableau. First, please change the Bar graph into this. To do so, Please expand the Show Me window and select the Circle Views Chart from it

Once you choose this from Show Me window, Circle Views Chart will be displayed as shown in below screenshot

Change Colors of the circles

Let me add Country Name to the Column Shelf. Now you can see the proper one.

Circle Views in Tableau Chart

Create Circle Views in Tableau chart Approach 2

Drag and Drop the SalesAmount from Measures Region to Rows Shelf, and Color from Dimensions Region to Columns Shelf.

Bar Chart

Within the Marks Shelf, please change the mark field from Automatic (Bar) to Shape

Change Marks from Automatic to Shape

and this will create it for you.

Drag and drop Color from Dimensions Region to the Color field in Marks card, as shown below.

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Create Circle Views in Tableau chart Approach 3

First, Drag and Drop the SalesAmount from Measures Region to Rows Shelf. Next, drag and drop Color, and Country Name fields from Dimensions Region to Columns Shelf.

Now you have to use the Circle View option in the Show Me window

and that will create a Circle Views chart for you

Circle Views in Tableau Chart

Add Data labels to Circle Views in Tableau

To add data labels to the Tableau Circle Views chart, Please click on the Show Mark Labels button in the Toolbar. Or you can drag and drop the Sales Amount from Measures Region to Label field in Marks Shelf

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Now you can see the Sales Amount at each point.

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Change the Size of a round

In this example, we will show you how to change the size of a round. For this, drag and drop the Sales Amount from Measures Region to Size field in Marks Shelf.

Once you completed, you can see the rounds of different sizes, as shown below. Here, sizes purely depend upon the Sum of Sales Amount

You can click on the Size field, and use the slider to alter the round size

Create Side By Side Circle Views chart in Tableau

Let me change this to Side-by-Side Circle View Chart. To do so, Please expand the Show Me window and select the Side-By-Side option from it

Once you choose the Side-by-side Circle Views from Show Me window, Side-by-side it will be displayed as shown in below screenshot

Let me format this report that we specified in the above examples.

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