Display Cumulative Sales by Year as a Bar Graph

Published: 16 Sep 2022
Last Modified Date: 16 Sep 2022


How to display the cumulative sales by year as a bar graph.

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  • Tableau Desktop


1. Connect to the Sample-Superstore data source.
2. Drag Order Date to Columns and drill down by MONTH then remove QUARTER(Order Date) from Columns.
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3. Drag Sales to Rows.
4. Right-click on Sales on Rows and select Add Table Calculation.  Set the following:
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5. On the Marks card, change the graph type to Bar.
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6.  Press CTRL and drag YEAR(Order Date) on Columns to Color.
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