Drawing

Learn how to draw interesting visualizations using advanced Tableau techniques.

Drawing Orbit Charts in Tableau

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Since releasing our popular Satellite Chart Tutorial, see Drawing Satellite Charts and Variations in Tableau, I have received numerous request for help in creating a layered version of this...

Hex Maps in Tableau

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I have always had a thing for Hex Maps, so I decided to finally write a tutorial on how you can generate some very interesting Hex Maps. With the...

Creating Squared Spiral Column Charts in Tableau

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Two weeks ago, we released our Spiral Column Chart Tutorial in Tableau using the Line Mark Type. In this tutorial, we are going to create a Squared version using...

Drawing Arc Maps in Tableau

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As of 2019.2, Tableau now has the MakePoint and MakeLine Functions that makes this process a lot easier. I would recommend using the technique described in this tutorial...

Creating Calendar Circle Charts in Tableau

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This is another chart type that been requested, and while I created and published this on Tableau Public a while ago, I have only just gotten around to writing...

Drawing Tally Charts in Tableau

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For me, it is important to try new things with Tableau and to push my creativity and skills. As such, here is a nice and simple tutorial on Drawing...

Creating Curved Polar Chart in Tableau

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Just for a little bit of fun before I take a month off blogging, yep, we all need a little break fro time to time, I decided to have...

Dot Quadrant Chart in Tableau

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I regularly look through websites for design, Pinterest, and other resources for ideas and regularly post to my Facebook Group. After posting one image, I received several messages about...

Drawing a Circle Dot Chart

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I saw the following while looking for inspiration and thought that this would be fun to build, to build this visualisation as well as to include some neat variations....

Shaped Bar Charts (3D) in Tableau

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We previously had an article about creating Shaped Bar Charts in Tableau; in that previous tutorial, we used data densification to create a different look and feel for our...

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Tableau QT: Half-Circle Timelines

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