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Creating a Side-by-Side Stacked Bar Chart


Published: 20 Feb 2015
Last Modified Date: 15 Feb 2017

Question

How to create a side-by-side stacked bar chart.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

The following instructions can be reviewed in the attached workbook.
  1. Right-click on [Region].
  2. Select Create Group....
  3. Ctrl+click to select the two values desired for the first bar.
  4. Click Group.
  5. Ctrl+click to select the two values desired for the second bar.
  6. Click Group.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Drag [Order Date] to Columns. 
  9. Drag [Sales] to Rows.
  10. Change the Mark type to Bars in the Marks card.
  11. Drag [Region(group)] to Columns.
  12. Drag [Region] to Colors in the Marks card.
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