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Lab Guide on Calculating Percent Difference in Tableau

Lab Guide on Calculating Percent Difference in Tableau

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BISP is committed to provide BEST learning material to the beginners and advance learners. In the same series, we have prepared a complete end-to end Hands-on Beginner’s Guide for Tableau. The document focuses on steps involved in creating Filtering in Tableau. Join our professional training program and learn from experts.
BISP is committed to provide BEST learning material to the beginners and advance learners. In the same series, we have prepared a complete end-to end Hands-on Beginner’s Guide for Tableau. The document focuses on steps involved in creating Filtering in Tableau. Join our professional training program and learn from experts.

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Getting Started with Tableau
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BISP is committed to provi

de BEST learning material to the beginners and advance learners. In the same series, we have prepared a complete end-to end Hands-on
Beginner’s
Guide for Tableau.  The document focuses on steps involved in creating Calculating Percent Difference Across Dimensions using Tableau . Join our professional training program and learn from experts. History: Version Description Change Author Publish Date 0.1 Initial Draft SurbhiSahu 21
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Feb 2014 0.1 Review#1 Sumit Goyal 29
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Calculating Percent Difference Across Dimensions
"What is the rate of change in sales from last year to this year?" We can make these more complex comparisons using Table Calculations. Table Calculations are computations we apply to the values in the entire table, and they are often dependent on the table structure itself.
Data Source as Access
Most database applications store their information in multiple tables , for accessing the information of the whole table we have require to access multiple tables. Suppose we wants to import these tables in our tableau worksheet In this data mode

l OrderDetail is fact table and Product,OrderHeader and country+ are the dimension tables . And Salescountrycode ,ordercode and productTypeCode is the primary key of the table 'Country' ,'Fact_Order' and 'ProductType' table. Step 1)First choose the data source through which we want to connect as here Microsoft Access is selected.