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Tableau Essentials

Filter, Groups, and Sets

Storing data is important, but not all of it is useful when it comes time for analysis. In this course, you’ll learn how Tableau’s filters can remove unnecessary data from charts and how to use them to create interactive dashboards.

Intermediate        10 Lessons        120 Minutes        CPD Credits
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About This Course

If you are working with a large, live database, where cells are updating regularly, filtering your data is the answer to slow and inaccessible dashboards. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Tableau to speed up your view.

Across 10 lessons, you’ll learn how to create multiple different filters, organizing your data with parameters, groups and sets.

By the end of this course, you’ll have mastered the ability to create interactivity in your Tableau dashboards, by making your data accessible in a way that suits your presentation.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Create multiple different data filters
  • Organizing data into parameters
  • Organizing data into groups
  • Organizing data into sets


1. Extract Filters
2. Data Source Filters
3. Context Filters
4. Quick Filters
5. Hierarchies and Filters
6. Filters and Parameters

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7. Creating User Defined Parameters
8. Using Groups in Tableau
9. Creating User Defined Sets
10. Creating Constant and Computed Sets
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