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How To Connect Specific Plots Into A Line in A Scatter Plot Graph


Published: 20 Jul 2020
Last Modified Date: 20 Jul 2020

Question

How to connect specific plots into a line in a scatter plot graph?

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

1. Open Tableau Desktop, connect to the data source XYdatasource.xlsx
2. Create a calculation field Connect Plots as the following
     * A, B, C are the plots we want to connect into a line.
if (ID ="A" or ID="B" or ID="C")=FALSE
THEN [ID]
END
3. Drag Connect Plots to Detail in Marks card
4. Drag ID into Label in Marks card and make sure it is below Connect Plots
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