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Convert String Dates

Dates are a special data type in Tableau the unique properties of being self-sequencing, sorting and can be used in date functions to set ranges,

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Weighted Averages

 Weighted Averages  Lately, there have been a lot of Forum questions about calculating weighted averages  Mathematically, a weighted average is defined as the sum of

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Creating Groups

Groups are a way to collect like items without creating an aggregate  – They can be static or dynamic, created manually, through a join or

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Order of Operations

So Just how does the Order of Operations affect your calculations? Tableau, like most systems, has an order or sequence in which filters are applied

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Dates Functions

 Date Functions   I've had my "issues" with dates – maybe you have too – Date functions allow us to make spectacular charts, compare period

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