Tableau Tutorial

Tableau is the leading reporting tool available in the current market. This Tableau Tutorial will show you the step-by-step process to connect with different kinds of data sources. The next section of this Tableau tutorial covers creating tableau reports like tables, charts, maps, dashboards, and stories with screenshots.

Tableau is the most intelligent data visualization tool available in the market. Tableau allows the users to design Charts, Maps, Tabular and Matrix reports, Stories, and Dashboards without any technical knowledge with a simple drag and drop functionality.

Tableau Tutorial for beginners and Advanced

To use Tableau, you don’t need any programming knowledge or coding skills. Perhaps, all you need is data to analyze your business and Tableau Desktop to create reports. Using Tableau Desktop, you can create visually rich and meaningful reports. These Tableau reports tell you the story about your organization or business, perhaps the data you provide to it. Tableau has a simple drag and drops features to design reports.

Although Tableau is the most powerful reporting tool, you can easily learn Tableau in 28 days (Maximum). In this tableau tutorial, we are providing links to each topic present in Tableau Desktop. Use these Tutorial hyperlinks to see their definition and a practical Tableau example.

Prerequisite: The best way to learn tableau tutorials online is not about reading this blog. You have to practice every chart or report by yourself. If you practice multiple times, you can master this Tableau reporting tool.

Tableau Introduction and Data Sources

Tableau Desktop connects to various Data sources such as Text Files, CSV, Excel, Databases, Data warehouse, Big Data, Cloud data, Cloud application, so on and so forth. This Tableau tutorial section explains you to Install Tableau and Connect a different set of data sources to the Desktop. First four days, learn everything about the Data Sources (data that we use) and rearranging data.

  1. Download and Install Tableau
  2. Tableau Start Page
  3. Tableau Show Me
  4. Connect Tableau to Excel Files
  5. Connect Tableau to Text Files
  6. Connect Tableau to Microsoft SQL Server
  7. Tableau Connecting to Microsoft Analysis Services

Tableau Reporting Tutorial

The next three days concentrate on creating Basic Tableau Reports, and the following are some of the Tableau reporting options.

  1. Creating a first Tableau Report
  2. Tableau Data Labels
  3. Format Tableau Report Title
  4. Create Folders
  5. Sorting Data
  6. Add Totals, Sub Totals, and Grand Totals to Report
  7. Joining Tables
  8. Tableau Data Blending
  9. Table Report
  10. Crosstab Report
  11. Annotations

Tableau Tutorial on working with Data

The following links in this Tableau tutorial helps you to prepare data

  1. Creating and Removing Hierarchies
  2. Tableau Bins
  3. Tableau Parameters
  4. Tableau Sets
  5. Tableau Combined Sets
  6. Grouping Example 1
  7. Grouping Example 2
  8. Edit Groups

Tableau Tutorial on Charts

This tableau tutorial section shows the list of Tableau charts that are available on the Desktop. Spend your next eight days to learn about tableau Charts. I don’t think! You need eight days to understand these simple charts.

  1. List of Tableau Charts
  2. Tableau Area Chart
  3. Tableau Bar Chart
  4. Tableau Box Plot
  5. Bubble Chart
  6. Bump Chart
  7. Bullet Graph
  8. Circle Views
  9. Dual Combination Chart
  10. Dual Lines Chart
  11. Funnel Chart
  12. Traditional Funnel Charts
  13. Gantt Chart
  14. Grouped Bar Chart
  15. ableau Heat map
  16. Tableau Highlight Table
  17. Tableau Histogram
  18. Cumulative Histogram
  19. Line Chart
  20. Lollipop Chart
  21. Pareto Chart
  22. Pie Chart
  23. Scatter Plot
  24. Stacked Bar Chart
  25. Text Label
  26. Tree Map
  27. Word Cloud
  28. Waterfall Chart

By the 16th day, you learn everything about the Tableau Work environment, Data Sources, Basic Reports, and Charts. From 16th to 19th, concentrate on learning Tableau advanced reports. It includes Dual-Axis reports, Reference Lines, and Maps. The following Tableau tutorial section cover those topics.

Tableau Tutorial on Dual Axis Reports

  1. Tableau Dual Axis Reports
  2. Blended Axis
  3. Individual Axis

Tableau Reference Lines Tutorial

  1. Tableau Add Reference Lines
  2. Reference Bands
  3. Reference Distributions

Tableau Maps Tutorial

  1. Tableau Basic Maps
  2. Symbol Map
  3. How to use Google Maps
  4. Mapbox Maps as a Background Map
  5. WMS Server Map as a Background Map

Tableau Dashboard Tutorial

Use the next two days to learn tableau stories and Dashboards.

  1. Create a Tableau Dashboard
  2. Format Dashboard Layout
  3. Create a Device Preview of a Dashboard
  4. Create Filters on Dashboard
  5. Dashboard Objects
  6. Create a Story

Tableau Tutorial on Filters

This section of the Tableau tutorial covers the list of supporting filters with an example of each filter. Spend the next four days to learn about these Tableau Filters and calculations.

  1. Tableau Filters Introduction
  2. Quick Filters
  3. Filters on Dimensions
  4. Conditional Filters
  5. Top and Bottom Filters
  6. Filters on Measures
  7. Context Filters
  8. Slicing Filters
  9. Data Source Filters
  10. Extract Filters

Tableau Table Calculations

  1. Tableau Calculated Fields
  2. Create Table Calculations
  3. Basic Approach to Calculate Rank
  4. Advanced Approach to Calculate Rank
  5. Calculating Running Total

Tableau Functions tutorial

Remaining three days will be helpful to practice tutorials or learn the Tableau scenarios and built-in functions. This section of Tableau tutorial explains about the list of available built-in standard functions.

  1. Tableau Aggregate Functions
  2. Tableau Case Function
  3. Tableau Date Functions
  4. Tableau If, If Else, and Else If
  5. Tableau Logical Functions
  6. Tableau Math Functions
  7. Tableau String Functions
  8. Tableau Table Functions
  9. Type Conversion Functions

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