Combining Pie Chart With Path On A Map

Published: 22 Apr 2013
Last Modified Date: 29 Jan 2019


How to show paths on a map combined with pie charts.


Tableau Desktop


The following instructions can be reviewed in the workbook attached below.
  1. Ensure that your data is properly formatted for path information:
    • A dimension with a Path ID that identifies the separate lines.
    • The Path Order indicates the order in which the journey is to be taken.
  2. Create a dual axis chart on Longitude:
    • Place the longitude measure on the Columns shelf a second time.
    • Right-click the AVG(Longitude) pill and select Dual Axis.
  3. From the Marks card, select Pie Chart  for the second axis.
  4. Place the dimension that defines the individual pie chart items on the Detail shelf.
  5. Place the dimension that defines the magnitude of the pie charts on the Color shelf.

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