Tableau Functions

A playlist in progress: I'm working my way through the key functions used in Tableau. As the videos are produced this playlist will update.

The Index ( ) function in Tableau

The index function simply counts rows but there's more to it than meets the eye. Find out more in this video.

The index function essentially counts rows in a dataset and it can be controlled we using a partition, a concept I cover in this video along with creative ways of using the index function to achieve interesting filtering results.

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 0:21The Index () Function
  • 4:16 Understanding how it all works
  • 9:27 Counting Backwards
  • 13:30 Outro

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ZN Function in Tableau
ZN Function in Tableau
What is ATTR (...) aka Attribute function in Tableau?
What is ATTR (...) aka Attribute function in Tableau?
The Rank function in Tableau & all its variants
The Rank function in Tableau & all its variants
The Total function in Tableau & partitions
The Total function in Tableau & partitions
The Index ( ) function in Tableau
The Index ( ) function in Tableau
The main logical functions in Tableau
The main logical functions in Tableau
Count & CountD functions in Tableau
Count & CountD functions in Tableau