How to create a Waterfall Chart in Tableau

“Create beautiful new visuals in Tableau with just a few clicks!”

The ShowMeMore extension for Tableau fills in the blanks when you need to embed visualization types not present in the default Tableau “Show me” set. Always wanted to embed an interactive Sankey diagram to visualize flows? In urgent need for a flexible Radar Chart in your HR dashboards? Visualize a dynamic Network Graph in your Tableau dashboard to illustrate your department structure? No problem with the ShowMeMore extension for Tableau! This extension offers various extra visualization types not being present in the Tableau “Show me” pane.

Together with one of our clients we have developed the Waterfall Chart in Tableau! In this tutorial we will show you how to create it which is very helpful in the understanding of how an initial value is affected by a series of positive and negative values. It shows the changes over time in relation to previous measurements.

In this short video you will learn how to create a Waterfall Chart in Tableau using the ShowMeMore extension. You will learn how to:

– Create a datasheet

– Connect your ShowMeMore extension to the datasheet

– Choose the Waterfall Chart

– Configure the Waterfall Chart

– Choose dimensions, axis and measure(s)

– Set color or preferred configuration

– Save the settings and you’re done!

We love to make solutions and help Tableau users to do things more efficiently. If you have feedback, ideas, questions or need support, please make sure to share it with us! Also, don’t forget to follow us on social media for our latest news and updates.