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How to create a date scaffold in Tableau using Relationships

Relationships in tableau open up new possibilities with scaffolding. In this video, I show you how to manipulate the way relationships work to build scaffolds in Tableau. In this example I show a typical use case you'll see on support desk data or patient records in Tableau where you need to be able to display the daily total of open tickets or patients in treatment. This technique doesn't require any table calcs and is record/row specific because of the way relationships work.

0:00 - Intro
1:34 - Setting up our scaffold
4:07 - Checking our main data set
5:17 - Setting up our data model to scaffold
8:20 - Checking our scaffold has worked

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