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Dynamic image resizing in Tableau using Cloudinary

Working with images in tableau can be a bit frustrating. one of the frustrating parts of the workflow is getting images sized to fit the web object pane if you're loading them from the internet. In this video, I combine the capability of the image hosting service Cloudinary with the capability of a Tableau to allow you to change the size of an image being loaded dynamically through a calculation without having to first render the image or create duplicate versions.

0:00 Introduction
0:22 Getting setup
2:52 The dashboard setup
5:32 How Cloudinary works
8:30 Adding dynamic URLs to your dashboard
14:47 Transformations Cloudinary can do with URLs
16:44 Costs
18:59 Conclusions

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