Creating an Interactive Graph with Tableau Public

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Import and connect to spreadsheet data.

Manipulate data from a spreadsheet to create a graphic interaction in the Tableau Public dashboard.

Export and share data visualization with others using a Tableau Public profile and account.

1 hour
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

By the end of this guided project, learners will have created an interactive graph that applies principles of data visualization to tell a story using basic sales data. This project will illustrate some of the basic features of Tableau software and allow learners to obtain a good introduction to using the open source software, Tableau Public. In this project, learners will use sample data as a building block to create a shareable interactive data visualization chart. This skill is helpful for anyone interested in learning more about how to begin working with data to tell a story, highlight change over time, see and understand data, or make well-informed data driven decisions. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • Data Science

  • Tableau Software

  • visualization chart

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Access the Tableau Public program.

  2. Import and connect to sample spreadsheet data.

  3. Manipulate data from a spreadsheet to create a graphic interaction in the Tableau Public dashboard.

  4. Determine the best visualization format for your graph using the Show Me tool.

  5. Export and share data visualization with others using a Tableau Public profile and account.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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