Allowing Users to Dynamically Swap Visuals on a Dashboard…

Tableau Pro Tip: How to let your users dynamically Swap Visuals on your Tableau Dashboard

Aasavari Kaley
The Startup

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One of the techniques, perhaps, widely used to create rich, interactive yet clutter-free dashboards is sheet swapping.

Sheet swapping essentially involves, dynamically swapping of one view to display another.

This brief article will walk you through, how to enable your dashboard users to swap visuals in real-time using containers in Tableau.

Step 1: Make your visuals/charts/views

I’ve created a simple scatter plot and a Bar plot as below.

The Scatter plot above indicates the profit made by each of the sub-categories. The red vertical line provides an insight into what the overall average profit looks like.

The bar plot above indicates the total sales for each of the subcategories.

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Aasavari Kaley
The Startup

Data Enthusiast | Data Visualization Analyst | Tableau Certified Udemy:https://bit.ly/2DVcFCi || Youtube:https://bit.ly/30uEwAv