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How to Color Entire Tableau Charts Based on Current Performance



Ryan Sleeper

Encode Entire Trend Charts with a Single Comparison

Have you seen stock ticker gauges that show a full trend line that is colored by only the most recent performance? In this video, Ryan shows you how to do something similar with a single calculated field to add a nice (and effective!) aesthetic to your visualizations.

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Calculated field that compares the current month’s Sales value to the previous month’s Sales value:


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