Monday, 23 November 2009

Did you know you can copy and paste data into Tableau?


A new feature in Tableau 5.0 desktop allows you to cut and paste data direct into Tableau for the fastest possible analysis.

Simply find some data, from a spreadsheet, or table in a web page – and copy the data.

Tableau then offers a paste feature on the EDIT menu:


You’ll probably want to clear the sheet immediately after pasting as Tableau typically predicts the visualisation you’d like, and unusually for Tableau – it tends to get it wrong.

Clear the sheet using the toolbar button:


Happy pasting


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