NOTE: Throughout this lab, every time a screenshot is requested, use your computer’s screenshot tool, and paste each screenshot to the same Word
document. Label each screenshot in accordance to what is noted in the lab. This document with all of the screenshots included should be uploaded through
Connect as a Word or PDF document when you have reached the final step of the lab.
In this lab, you will:
1. Create the String Data sheet and work through the different ways of visualizing proportions and counts.
2. Create the Geographic Data sheet and work through symbol and filled maps for quantity purchased.
Ask the Question: How do data types affect the way I can analyze data in Tableau?
Master the Data: This lab is a continuation of Lab 3-2. Make sure to work through the Master the Data steps in Lab 3-2 before proceeding to this lab to ensure
that you have imported the data from Lab 3-2 and changed all the data types appropriately according to Steps 1 and 2.
Screen capture tool (Windows: Snipping Tool; Mac: Cmd+Shift+4)
Data: 3-3 Data.twbx or you may use your solution file for Lab 3-2 Data.xlsx.
Perform the Analysis: Refer to Lab 3-3 in the text for instructions and steps for each of the lab parts.
Share the Story: You have now visualized a variety of different data types, compared different charts for analyzing and exploring categorical data, and created
maps to analyze and explore geographic data.
Upload one Word or PDF document containing all of your screenshots for this Lab using the button below.
Return to the sheet named String Data, and take a screenshot of the bar chart. Label it “Lab 3-3 Submission 1”
Return to the sheet named Geographic Data, and take a screenshot of the filled map. Label it “Lab 3-3 Submission 2”