Merge Columns In Tableau

Merge Columns In Tableau
  1. Merge Columns In Tableau Excel
  2. Tableau Hide Columns Dynamically
  3. Tableau Concatenate Columns
  4. Tableau Combine Two Dimensions


How to combine separate date and time fields to create one single Combine two columns in tableau

In this article we are briefly going to cover how to add more columns to Tableau. As you are probably finding out that once you add more than 6. Tableau starts concatenating the columns after, which might not be what you are trying to show on your dashboard. This is a pretty common problem when data is split across multiple files, which is why Tableau 9.3 lets you quickly merge columns. Just select the columns you want, right-click, and merge! With just a few clicks, I can quickly merge and name my fields. And now my data is ready for analysis!

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Merge Columns In Tableau Excel

Occasionally, data is stored in a way that is not ready for immediate analysis. For example, you may have a data source that contains a separate column for dates and a separate column for time. Because the date and time columns are separate, they are represented as two distinct fields in Tableau Desktop. Furthermore, when fields of the datetime data type do not have either a corresponding time or corresponding date, then a start time may be automatically assigned to the date data or a start date might be automatically assigned to the time data.

Tableau Hide Columns Dynamically

Combination charts are views that use multiple mark types in the same visualization. For example, you may show sum of profit as bars with a line across the bars showing sum of sales. You can also use combination charts to show multiple levels of detail in the same view. For example, you can have a line chart with individual lines showing average sales over time for each customer segment, then you can have another line that shows the combined average across all customer segments.

To create a combination chart, follow the steps below:

Tableau Concatenate Columns

  1. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to the Sample - Superstore data source.

  2. Navigate to a new worksheet.

  3. From the Data pane, drag Order Date to the Columns shelf.

  4. On the Columns shelf, right-click YEAR(Order Date) and select Month.

  5. From the Data pane, drag Sales to the Rows shelf.

  6. From the Data pane, drag Profit to the Rows shelf and place it to the right of SUM(Sales).

  7. On the Rows shelf, right-click SUM(Profit) and select Dual-Axis.

    The view updates. Measure Names is added to Color on the Marks card to differentiate the lines.

    Note: Some marks can be hidden behind others. To move the marks forward or backward, right-click one of the axes in the visualization and select Move Marks to Back or Move Marks to Front.

  8. On the SUM(Profit) Marks card, click the Mark Type drop-down and select Bar.

  9. In the visualization, right-click the Profit axis and select Synchronize Axis.

    The view updates to look like this:

Tableau Combine Two Dimensions

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