1. Introducing the Case

 
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Introduction to Formulas in Tableau

10 lessons , 3 exercises

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Overview

Formulas in Tableau are often written in a shelf above the visualization. In this lesson, We'll go through how to do this and introduce the data set for this course.

Summary

Writing formulas in Tableau

- Tableau has its own Calculation Language that you will need for writing formulas
- Thankfully, this language is similar to Microsoft Excel and very easy to learn
- Formulas are typically written either in a shelf or in a calculated field
- Tableau also has some pre-built formulas, stored as Quick Table Calculations that are very popular

Introducing the case

- The dataset contains pharmaceutical sales data for 19 products
- Each row represents monthly sales of a product to a single customer
- The dataset comprises over 50,000 rows so download files will be larger than usual

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Introduction to Formulas in Tableau

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