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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Packaging workbooks with data

In this recipe, we will look at how we can share our Tableau workbooks, both with and without data. It is possible to share a Tableau workbook by using an extract, which is an internal database that Tableau uses in order to store data for analysis.

Tableau helps you share visualizations with your colleagues. You can share your Tableau workbook as a packaged workbook and send it to anyone. If they have a copy of the free Tableau Reader, they can open and use it straight away as long as you have created an extract. This is excellent, since it means that you can share the workbook with people who have not purchased a copy of Tableau.

Tableau also helps you share visualizations on Tableau Public, a popular free service ...

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