Hey Tableau fans! Do you think calculated fields are fit just for formulas and functions? Think again! They can also be used for threshold reporting or conditional formatting/exception highlighting. In Tableau parlance, this technique is called Spotlighting. Using calculated fields for threshold reporting it a great way to meet everyone’s needs while taking advantage of Tableau’s powerful formatting techniques. In this video we give step-by-step instructions for how to leverage a calculated field to apply a conditional style in Tableau. Watch Now
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