Working with Outputs in Tableau Prep Builder

Tableau Prep Builder    |    Intermediate
  • 6 videos | 21m 1s
  • Includes Assessment
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Once you have finished cleaning your data, troubleshooting the errors, and working your flow into shape, learn how to release the information by using Output steps in this 6-video course, "Tableau Prep Builder: Working With Outputs." Begin by learning how to create outputs by adding an Output step and saving data as a local file, then previewing data and creating data extracts for use in Tableau Desktop. Next, explore steps involved in publishing flows as data sources to Tableau Online, and observe how to browse, edit, and delete published outputs in Tableau Online. As you bring more data into Tableau Prep Builder and add more steps to your flow, you may notice the occasional warning or alert. Discover how to work with Tableau Prep Builder alerts and errors and understand the information they provide, which is essential to troubleshooting issues in a data flow. The course concludes by showing learners how to configure Tableau Prep Builder.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Add an output step and save data as a local file
    Preview data and create data extracts for use in tableau desktop
    Demonstrate the steps involved in publishing flows as data sources to tableau online
  • Browse, edit, and delete published outputs in tableau online
    Work with tableau prep builder alerts and errors to troubleshoot issues in a flow
    Demonstrate how to configure tableau prep builder

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 24s
    The Output step is the last in your flow, and is used to create a file that can you can bring into Tableau Desktop for analysis. To do this, you'll need to know how to define the output type, destination, and file format. You can generate a variety of different outputs, including flat text-based CSV files and Tableau Data Extracts (TDE and Hyper). Once everything is in place, the only thing left to do is run your flow. FREE ACCESS
  • 3m 42s
    Tableau Prep Builder and Tableau Desktop are made to work together. Once you have finished cleaning your data with Tableau Prep Builder, you can quickly generate a Tableau Data Extract, which is optimized for use in Tableau Desktop. If, on the other hand, you need to check how your data is looking before you get to the Output step, you can use the preview tool to take a quick look at your data in Tableau Desktop before continuing with your clean-up. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Publishing an Output as a data source
    2m 59s
    If you have Tableau Server or Tableau Online credentials, you can use the Output step to publish your flow as a data source. To do this, you will need to add an Output step and make sure that you have your credentials to hand. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Managing published outputs in Tableau Online
    2m 47s
    If you have been working with Tableau Online, you may have a variety of outputs and data stored on the platform. See how to open published sources from your Tableau Online account, how to view and manage outputs that you have saved there, and delete any data or files that you no longer need. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Managing & working with alerts
    4m 2s
    As you bring more data into Tableau Prep Builder and add more steps to your flow, you may have noticed the occasional warning or alert. Knowing how to work with alerts and understanding the information they provide are essential to troubleshooting your data flows in Tableau Prep Builder. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Configuring Tableau Prep Builder
    3m 8s
    There are a number of different ways of configuring Tableau Prep Builder. You can change the language settings, toggle on and off recommendations and updates when working with data, and adjust where your Tableau Prep repository is located. If you encounter issues with the application and you have Administrator permissions, you can also use the Control Panel tools in Windows to repair your installation. FREE ACCESS

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