Tableau - Symbol Map

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This post covers Calculated Field.

Symbol Map

  • Connect to Superstore data source
  • Double click State under Dimension
    • Tableau will create a Symbol Map
  • Select Map mark-type from marks card
  • Drag Profit to Color
  • From Measures, Drag Latitude (generated) to rows [Two Latitude now]
    • Tableau will show two map views
    • Tableau will also show two Latitude in the Marks Card
  • In one Latitude marks card, select Pie mark type
    • Drag sales to size
    • Drag Category to Color
    • Click size on the mark card to adjust size
  • Right click second Latitude field and select dual axis - Map now shows sum of profit and sum of sales for each category