Tableau Bin

Sometimes it is very useful to systematize the values of a measure into bins. For e.g., if you have a measure that holds the ages of clients ranging from 18 to 90. If you wanted to examine how client’s value breaks down by different age groups, you would bin the data. Also, to create a histogram you must first bin data.

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Example:

Let us evaluate the percentage of total sales for each item in a product category

Step 1 – Open a new workbook and connect to the Superstore sample.
Step 2 – From the Dimensions pane, drag Product Category and Product Sub-Category to the Rows shelf.
Step 3 – From the Measures pane, drag Sales to the Text shelf on the Marks card.
Step 4 – On the Text shelf, right-click Sales and select Add Table Calculation.
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Step 5 – In the Table Calculation dialog box, in the Calculation Type list, select Percent of Total.
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Step 6 – In the Compute the total within list, select Pane (Down).
The resulting view will look like this:
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