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Tableau for Data Visualization

Introduction of using Tableau for data visualization

Which Chart to use in Tableau?

There are 13 major chart types available in Tableau. You will want to spend some time considering which is the most appropriate for your data.

Below are some additional resources that can help you choose an appropriate visualization for your data.

Bar chart

Line chart

Pie chart


Scatter plot

Gantt chart

Bubble chart

Histogram chart

Bullet Chart

Heat maps

Highlight table


Box-and-whisker plot