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Getting Started25 min
What is covered:
Downloaded a trial version of Tableau Desktop? Connecting to your data for the first time? Want to know how to begin? This is the video for you. 
The Tableau Interface4 min
What is covered:
 Menus and Toolbar
 Data Pane
 Analytics Pane
 Sheet Tabs
 Shelves and Cards
 Marks Card
 Legends
 Layout for Dashboards & Stories

Distributing and Publishing4 min
What is covered:
 Ways to Share
 Exporting Images and PDFs
 Workbook File Types
 Opening Workbook Files
 Sharing Securely

The Join Step4 min
What is covered:
 Joins
 The Join Configuration Pane
 Join Results

The Union Step5 min
What is covered:
 Unions
 Wildcard Union
 The Union Step
 The Union Configuration Pane

The Output Step3 min
What is covered:
 Files Generated by Tableau Prep
 The Output Step
 Running the Flow
 Multiple Outputs
 Preview in Tableau Desktop

The Pivot Step4 min
What is covered:
 The Context for Pivoting
 How to Pivot
 Modifying the Pivot Step
 Multiple Pivot Groups

Getting Started with Tableau Prep Builder5 min
What is covered:
 Getting Started with Tableau Prep Builder
 Building a Flow

Tableau Prep Conductor5 min
What is covered:
 Publishing Flows
 Scheduling Flows
 Alerting
 Flow Permissions
 Administrative Views

The Tableau Prep Builder Interface8 min
What is covered:
 Tour the Interface
 Types of Steps

The Cleaning Step7 min
What is covered:
 The Context for Cleaning
 How to Clean
 Annotations and Changes

The Input Step5 min
What is covered:
 Adding Data to the Flow
 Wildcard Union
 Data Sampling
 Additional Inputs

Group and Replace6 min
What is covered:
 The Context for Group and Replace
 Out of Domain Values
 Fuzzy Matching Algorithms  Pronunciation
 Fuzzy Matching Algorithms  Common Characters
 Notes on Algorithms
 Edit Value

The Profile Pane6 min
What is covered:
 The Profile Pane
 Highlighting
 Distributions of Data
 Using the Profile Pane to Identify Errors

The Aggregate Step5 min
What is covered:
 The Context for Aggregation
 How to Aggregate
 Modifying an Aggregate Step

Connecting to Cubes7 min
What is covered:
 Introduction to Cubes
 Differences vs Relational Data Sources
 KPIs
 Grouping
 Connecting
 Hierarchies and Filters
 Continuous Date Filters
 Sets for NonHierarchical Quick Filters

Managing Extracts4 min
What is covered:
 Creating Extracts
 Using Extracts
 Refreshing Extracts
 Changing Data Sources

Saving and Publishing Data Sources7 min
What is covered:
 Saving Data Sources
 Why Publish Data Sources?
 Publishing a Data Source
 Publishing Extracts to Tableau Online
 Editing a Published Data Source
 A Note on File Types

Connecting to PDFs9 min
What is covered:
 Connecting to PDF data tables
 Union
 Cleaning up imperfect tables
 Dealing with null values
 Fixing headers and pivoting
 Realiasing members of a field
 Recreating Groups and Hierarchies
 Tips on working with PDFs

Getting Started with Data6 min
What is covered:
 Connecting to an Excel file
 The Data Source Page
 Adding Another Data Source
 Live versus Extract
 Bringing in More Data with Joins

Connect to Data from the Web3 min
What is covered:
 Connect to data from the web
 Dashboard Starters
 Files
 Connectors and On this site
 Saving the workbook
 Data Freshness

Managing Metadata4 min
What is covered:
 Editing Metadata
 Editing Data Connections

Data Prep with Text and Excel Files5 min
What is covered:
 Data Interpreter
 Pivot
 Metadata Grid
 Split
 Custom Split

Join Types with Union4 min
What is covered:
 Join Types
 Inner Joins
 Left Joins
 Right Joins
 Outer Joins
 Union

Crossdatabase Joins3 min
What is covered:
 Data from different sources
 Crossdatabase joins
 Using Integrated Data Sources

Data Blending5 min
What is covered:
 What is Data Blending
 The Blend Relationship
 How to Blend
 Swapping Primary and Secondary Data Sources

Additional Data Blending Topics4 min
What is covered:
 Data Blending and Calculations
 Working with Aggregated Data in Calculations
 Working with Null values
 Asterisks when Blending
 Asterisks Solution

Using the Filter Shelf7 min
What is covered:
 Pill Types and Filtering
 Filtering Dimensions
 Filtering Measures or Continuous Dimensions
 Filtering Continuous Dates

Analysis with Cubes and MDX5 min
What is covered:
 MDX
 Creating a Calculated Member for Grouping
 Cohort Calculations

Interactive Filters4 min
What is covered:
 Basic Interactive Filters
 Layout Mode for Interactive Filters
 Cascading Interactive Filters

Basic Tooltips7 min
What is covered:
 Storytelling with tooltips
 Tooltip selection
 Command Buttons
 Actions from tooltips
 Conditional tooltips

Where Tableau Filters4 min
What is covered:
 Summary/Aggregate Filtering
 Record Level Filtering
 Data Source Filtering

Viz in Tooltip6 min
What is covered:
 Viz in Tooltip
 Size of the Target Viz
 Modifying the Tooltip
 Filtering
 Tips for Viz in Tooltip

Additional Filtering Topics7 min
What is covered:
 Context Filters
 Apply to Worksheets
 What Field to Filter On
 Filter Order of Operations
 Performance and Filter Queries

Sorting5 min
What is covered:
 Ways to Sort
 Sorting from the Pill
 Clearing Sorts
 Nested Sorts

Getting Started with Visual Analytics6 min
What is covered:
 Working with Marks
 Changing Mark Types
 Aggregation & Number of Marks
 Building the View
 Level of Detail
 Highlighting
 Show Me

Parameters5 min
What is covered:
 What is a Parameter
 Using Parameters
 Parameters with Filters
 Parameters with Sets
 Parameters with Calculated Fields
 Parameters with Reference Lines
 Parameter Types

Set Actions6 min
What is covered:
 Building set actions
 Relative dates

Drill Down and Hierarchies5 min
What is covered:
 Hierarchy Drill Down
 Drill Down to Data
 Building Hierarchies
 Working With Hierarchies
 Date Hierarchies

Formatting7 min
What is covered:
 Marks Card Options
 Labels
 Annotations
 Tooltips
 Formatting Specific Parts of the View
 Editing and Formatting Axes
 Map Layers

Grouping4 min
What is covered:
 Grouping
 Grouping from the Header
 Grouping from the Data Pane
 Using a Grouped Field
 Grouping Marks  Visual Grouping

The Formatting Pane7 min
What is covered:
 Formatting Menu
 The Format Pane Settings
 Font
 Alignment
 Shading
 Borders
 Lines
 Copy & Paste Formatting
 Workbook Level Formatting

Additional Ways to Group4 min
What is covered:
 Using Calculations to Create Groups
 Parameterized Calculated Groups
 Creating and Using Bins

Trend Lines5 min
What is covered:
 Adding Trend Lines
 Trend Line Options
 Trend Line Significance
 Residuals

Creating Sets6 min
What is covered:
 Sets
 Creating Sets from Marks
 Creating Sets from a Computation
 Combining Sets

Reference Lines7 min
What is covered:
 Adding a Reference Line
 Reference Line Options
 Formatting Reference Lines
 Lines, Bands, Distributions, Boxes
 Reference Bands
 Reference Distributions
 Box Plots
 Drop Lines

Working with Sets4 min
What is covered:
 Editing Sets
 IN/OUT versus Members
 Sets and Filters
 Sets in Hierarchies and Calculations

Forecasting6 min
What is covered:
 Creating a Forecast
 Forecast Options
 Describing the Forecast
 Constraints on Forecasting in Tableau
 Forecast Fields

Ways to Filter2 min
What is covered:
 Ways to Filter
 Removing Filters
 More Information

Clustering2 min
What is covered:
 kmeans Cluster Analysis
 Using Clustering in Tableau
 Working with Clusters
 Conditions for Clustering

Dashboard Extensions4 min
What is covered:
 Using Dashboard Extensions
 Working with Extensions
 Managing Extensions
 Developing Extensions with the API

Getting Started with Dashboards and Stories4 min
What is covered:
 Dashboards and Stories
 Working with Views in Dashboards and Stories
 Working with Sheets

Building a Dashboard5 min
What is covered:
 Dashboard Size
 Adding Views to a Dashboard
 Adding Objects to a Dashboard
 Fitting Sheets
 Legends and Quick Filters
 Filters on Dashboards

Device Designer5 min
What is covered:
 The Default Layout
 Adding a Device Layout
 Customizing Layouts
 Adding Content
 Adding More Device Layouts

Dashboard Interactivity Using Actions5 min
What is covered:
 Actions
 Highlight Actions
 Filter Actions
 URL Actions
 Using Field Names in URLs and Names

Story Points5 min
What is covered:
 What Are Story Points
 Creating a New Story
 Updating a Point
 Creating Additional Points
 Fitting Visualizations in Stories
 Updating the Underlying Sheet
 Rearranging Content
 Annotating with Descriptions

Dashboard Objects4 min
What is covered:
 Tiled and Floating Layouts
 Floating Objects
 Images and Web Pages
 Layout Containers

Dashboard Formatting4 min
What is covered:
 Titles and Dynamic Values
 Formatting Fonts
 Shading
 Dashboard Spacing

WMS: Web Mapping Services2 min
What is covered:
 Using a WMS connection
 Tableau Map Source Files

Background Images4 min
What is covered:
 Adding an Image
 Generating Coordinates from the Image
 Plotting Points on the Image

Spatial Files4 min
What is covered:
 Spatial Files
 Connecting to Spatial Files
 Working with the Geometry field
 Working with Additional Data
 Joining Data

The Density Mark Type (Heat maps)4 min
What is covered:
 Density Mark on a Map
 Density Mark on a Scatterplot
 Changes over time

Getting Started with Mapping3 min
What is covered:
 Coordinate Points
 Plotting Latitude and Longitude
 Custom Geocoding
 Polygon Maps
 WMS and Background Images

Maps in Tableau4 min
What is covered:
 Geographic Roles
 Plotting Geographic Data
 Symbol and Filled Maps
 Map Layers & Options

Editing Unrecognized Locations3 min
What is covered:
 Ambiguous Geographic Data
 Editing Locations

Expanding Tableau's Mapping Capabilities4 min
What is covered:
 Joining or Blending Geocoded Data
 Polygon Maps
 Custom Geocoding
 Importing Custom Geocoding

Custom Geocoding4 min
What is covered:
 Creating a Custom Geocoding Import File
 Extending an Existing Role
 Adding New Roles
 Adding New Hierarchies
 Importing the Folder
 Sharing and Saving Custom Geocoding
 Geocoded Data vs Custom Geocoding

Polygon Maps4 min
What is covered:
 Filled Maps
 Custom Territories
 Custom Polygon Maps
 Required Data for Polygon Maps
 Building a Polygon Map
 Analysis with Custom Polygon Maps

Mapbox Integration2 min
What is covered:
 Mapbox in Tableau
 Mapbox GL
 Mapbox Classic
 Changing Maps

Aggregate Calculations4 min
What is covered:
 AGG Calculations
 Attribute Aggregation
 Aggregated versus Record Level Calculations

Date Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 Calculate Time Between Dates
 Creating Tableau Dates

Logic Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 Performance Indicator with Parameter
 Logical Conditional Filter

String Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 String Parameters
 Splitting Strings

How to Integrate R and Tableau4 min
What is covered:
 Overview
 Necessary Installations & Setup
 Publishing Workbooks with an Rserve Connection
 Installing Packages and Calling Libraries

Number Calculations2 min
What is covered:
 Data Validation  Nulls to Zeros
 Difference from Quota

Using R within Tableau4 min
What is covered:
 Writing R in Tableau
 Outlier Analysis
 Cluster Analysis

Type Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 Data Validation  Check Length
 Rounding Down

Getting Started with Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 Types of Calculation Functions
 Calculations in Tableau
 InShelf Calculations
 Brief Introduction to Table Calculations
 Quick Table Calculations

Conceptual Topics with LOD Expressions4 min
What is covered:
 Syntax
 Dimension or Measure
 LOD Expressions and Filtering

Calculation Syntax4 min
What is covered:
Dissect a simple calculation to see what the various aspects of calculation syntax are in Tableau.

Aggregation and Replication with LOD Expressions5 min
What is covered:
 Aggregation or Replication of Results
 FIXED  Aggregated Results
 FIXED  Replicated Results
 FIXED  Disjoint Results
 INCLUDE
 EXCLUDE

Introduction to LOD Expressions6 min
What is covered:
 Average Profit
 Using an LOD Expression
 Comparison of Average Profits
 LOD Expression Syntax
 FIXED and INCLUDE

Nested LOD Expressions3 min
What is covered:
 Nested LOD Expressions
 Context of Nested Expressions

Intro to Table Calculations3 min
What is covered:
 Example and Definition
 Field Set
 Quick Table Calculations
 Manual Table Calculations

Modifying Table Calculations5 min
What is covered:
 Editing the Table Calculation
 Compute Using
 Referencing Specific Dimensions

When to Blend and When to Join6 min
What is covered:
 Onetomany relationships
 Joins inflating the number of rows
 Benefits of each

Understanding Pill Types5 min
What is covered:
 Why Pill Type Matters
 Dimensions and Measures
 Continuous and Discrete
 Changing Default Pill Types
 Axis vs Label
 Color and Maps
 Date Types
 Filtering

Aggregation, Granularity, and Ratio Calculations4 min
What is covered:
 Aggregation and Granularity
 The Detail Shelf
 Aggregation in Calculations
 Profit Ratio Calculation
 Summary

Measure Names and Measure Values5 min
What is covered:
 Text Table
 A Shortcut
 Other Chart Types
 Measure Names as Field Labels

Filtering for Top Across Panes6 min
What is covered:
 Filtering for the Top 10
 Top 10 Using INDEX()
 Top 10 Using RANK

Waterfall Charts2 min
What is covered:
 What is a Waterfall Chart?
 Building a Waterfall Chart
 Summary of Steps

Finding the Second Purchase Date with LOD Expressions7 min
What is covered:
 Intro
 Breaking Apart the Question
 First Order Date
 Second Order Date
 Comparing Dates
 Repeat Purchasing
 Final Analysis

Step and Jump Lines3 min
What is covered:
 Line Graphs
 Step and Jump Lines

Cleaning Data by Bulk Realiasing2 min
What is covered:
 Setting up the Data Blend
 Create Primary Group
 Edit Primary Aliases

Using a Parameter to Change Fields3 min
What is covered:
 Overview
 Creating the Parameter
 Creating the Calculated Field
 Building the View

Bollinger Bands4 min
What is covered:
 What are Bollinger Bands?
 Building Bollinger Band Parameters
 Building Bollinger Band Calculations
 Building the View
 Summary of Steps

Bump Charts1 min
What is covered:
 What is a Bump Chart?
 Building a Bump Chart

Control Charts4 min
What is covered:
 What is a Control Chart?
 Building a Control Chart – the calculations
 Building a Control Chart – the view
 Summary of Steps

Funnel Charts3 min
What is covered:
 What is a Funnel Chart?
 Building a Basic Funnel Chart
 Building a Smooth Funnel Chart

Pareto Charts4 min
What is covered:
 What is a Pareto Chart?
 Building a Pareto Chart  the line
 Building a Pareto Chart  the bar
 Building a Pareto Chart  the reference lines
 Summary of Steps