Tableau - Create a Data Source & Work with Fields

1 Hour


Delivery Method
Virtual Instructor Led

Educate 360 Pro from New Horizons

This class is part of a 12‑month Educate 360 Pro Subscription

Course Objectives

  • Establish a live connection to data and create a data source
  • Work with the Data Source tab
  • Use the Data Interpreter to clean some data problems
  • Use tools in Tableau to clean and restructure data to correct common problems
  • Work with the Data Pane to select and manage a data source
  • Work with data types and default properties
  • Understand dimensions and measures, discrete and continuous fields, and date fields
  • Create folders and hierarchies to organize the fields in the data pane
  • Save a data source locally and publish a data source to Tableau Server/Tableau Online

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Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Jul 26
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Aug 29
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Oct 23
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM