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Tableau 10.0 Best Practices by Jenny Zhang

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Dashboard navigation

Tableau provides very good navigation of switching dashboards using tabs. But sometimes the tabs are not easy enough to navigate when the users want to see a list of all the dashboards and go from dashboard to dashboard. We can solve this by adding a navigation dashboard.

I have a dataset, as shown next, which has the date and a link to my blog post of each day.

Dashboard navigation

The goal is to build a calendar format navigation dashboard. For each date, there is a button that users can click on and go to a blog post.

First, let's build the button using the following steps:

  1. Create a calculated field as the Header for the button:

  2. Drag the Header ...

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