SuperTables2022-05-05T14:09:46+01:00
SuperTables extension for Tableau with Excel like functions inside your Tableau dashboard

SuperTables

 SuperTables

Discover interactive Excel-like tables and allow users to decide how to organize their data!

“I have over a thousand users on Tableau, and we are still growing at a rapid pace. SuperTables, has made Tableau so much more accessible to people that are used to Excel and have raised their game for how they think about data and analytics in our company. Because it’s so easy to use, even savvy business users are able to incorporate it in a matter of minutes.”

Krystin Kim, Postholdings
I also want to turn the tables

Every now and then we all use tables in our Tableau Dashboards. You probably use them to create context boxes, drill down a simple hierarchy or add some other detail to your visualizations. Tableau Tables offer great general functionality but when it comes to custom grouping, ordering or pivoting for example they lack the power and freedom for the dashboard user (If you want to improve your dashboards and perform analytics even better, check our DashboardUsage extension).

With the SuperTables extension for Tableau, you can offer your dashboard users the power of interactive and dynamic Excel-like tables that allow users to decide how to organize and analyze their data in a flexible grid using the features just like in Excel without leaving Tableau! Enrich your dashboards with the SuperTables extension for Tableau and allow your visitors to do their own analysis with the summarized data of your visualizations.

Countless features

Inline Filter

Inline filters standard in Supertables extension for Tableau Dashboards

SuperTables comes with an extensive set of built-in column filter types. You can also filter by all columns simultaneously with quick filtering.

Easy Grouping

Grouping made easy in Supertables for Tableau. Dashboard users can do their own grouping

 

Let your users explore the data. SuperTables allows the dashboard user to group by specific columns. Optionally, you can display various aggregate column values in the grouped row.

Autosize Columns

Autosize your collumns with just one click with the SuperTables extension for Tableau

Just one click and the width of your column will fit the content it contains. Get enough space to watch your data!

Aggregate Calculations

Aggregated Calculations to make sure your ratios are proper calculated with the Supertables extension for Tableau

Your calculations will be on summarized data or row level, you choose! To calculate ratio’s your data has to be summarized before calculated.

Export to Excel & CSV

Export your data to excel or CSV with the SuperTables extension for Tableau

Let your users export data to CSV or Excel file format right from the SuperTables extension. The excel format preserves the styling.

Full Drill-Down

Expanding rows to drill down with the SuperTables extension for Tableau

The drill-down option of SuperTables allows your users to expand rows and have an additional grid with different columns inside for further analysis.

SuperTables by AppsforTableau is the best Tableau extension to get your dynamic tables in Tableau

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  • Filter, Parameter and Highlight Actions
  • Conditional cell formatting
  • Header grouping
  • Prefix and suffix
  • Tooltips for headers

Using a table in your dashboard comes in handy if you want to provide your dashboard users with extra context on their visualization.  Drag the SupertTables solution to your dashboard, configure the data(sheet) to feed the table and provide your dashboard users with some amazing details. You’ve never seen a more powerful table!

Pivot your Table

Enable your users to pivot the data shown in the SuperTables extension for Tableau

Empower your advanced dashboard users! Let them make columns out of values by pivoting on the data right in your table, similar to Pivot Tables in Excel.

Customized Views

Store user views to resume work later. SuperTables supports this super feature

Let your users resume their work from where they left. SuperTables lets you save and restore the user’s table preferences, including filtering, sorting and column order/visibility.

Dashboard Actions

Dashboard Actions - supertables interact with sheets in your dashboard in two directions

Your SuperTable has a two way interaction with other sheets in your dashboard. Configure what sheets you want to interact with.

Design Themes

Dual theme in Supertables for Tableau to match your dashboard design

SuperTables comes default with a light and dark theme to fit your dashboard design. Besides the Tableau markup Supertables also enables you to rich format your dimensions and measures.

Smooth Performance

SuperTables is designed to perform on large datasets

Out of the box, SuperTables is designed to perform smoothly with millions of records. No specific configuration required, lazy loading is integrated.

Awesome UI

SuperTables is designed to perform on large datasets

SuperTables uses native Tableau user interface elements and exposes its features through several modules – column headers and menus, context menu, tool panel, and status bar.

Saving hundreds of hours a week by using SuperTables

SuperTables usecase Health

SuperTables brings a lot of value by reducing the number of dashboards that have to be created and maintained. For Mario, the data process became faster and hundreds of hours per week were saved by not constantly being asked to make a report or having to hire an expensive contractor.

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Product Guide

Everything you need to know to get up and running!

How to configure your SuperTables

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Tutorials

Handy tutorials for Dashboard- Creators and Viewers
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FAQ

Is SuperTables compatible with future versions of Tableau?2022-02-16T11:36:27+01:00

Yes!

Can you add p-values to advanced calculations?2021-11-22T12:32:21+01:00

We will definetely investigate possibilities and would love to cooperate about this!

The extension doesn’t work on Tableau Online/Server2021-09-27T15:57:59+01:00
  • Make sure the extension domain is whitelisted on Tableau Online/Server.
  • Webserver services content with proper X-Frame-Options and Content-Security-Policy headers.
  • Extensions feature is turned on, on Tableau Online/Server.
  • The Extension server/domain has a valid SSL Certificate.
  • Tableau Online/Server has access to the Extension Server to load the extension.

You can find any issues by doing the following: While running on Tableau Online/Server in the browser open the “console” tab in Chrome Developer’s tools. To open the developers tools can be done via: Hamburger menu top right > More Tools > Developer tools. Refresh the page while the developers tools is open. Now you can see if there any issue while embedding.

Note: Tableau will show warnings with something like: ‘cannot load source map’ by default, these are not caused by our extensions. They can be identified based on the domain of the url that it warns with.

Make sure to follow our installation guide to setup the right configuration!

Common issues

CSP Header error or X-Frame-Options error.

Make sure the following headers are properly set:

X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN
Content-Security-Policy: frame-ancestors 'self' *.online.tableau.com;

For Tableau Server *.online.tableau.com should be your domain.

Check all security headers with the following website: https://securityheaders.com/

How boost is working with large data volume >23mln rows?2021-08-10T18:40:16+01:00

Performance is boosted by around 40% with the new booster setting using the latest API improvements.

SuperTables are not printable or exportable to PDF, right?2021-08-10T18:36:55+01:00

Tableau Server/Online does not support the embedding of web elements (and extensions are also web elements). Tableau Desktop does and I know Tableau Software is working to enable this feature on the Server platform as well. Unfortunately currently we have to do without the embedding of extensions in the PDF and image exports.

With the improvements to Super Table pivots, are you able to pivot multiple measures? The same example you used in the demo with 3 Dimensions, one date, and one measure. Could you have Sales and Margin, for example?2021-05-19T10:14:34+01:00
Yes that is possible! Try it with a free trial or your subscription (updated version) and let me know if it worked out!
When were the new features added to the SuperTables extension?2021-05-19T10:15:16+01:00

Last weeks, you can find the changelog with release dates here: https://appsfortableau.infotopics.com/support/changelogs/

When does SuperTables loads the data when using the pop-up option?2021-05-19T10:15:24+01:00

It loads data on popup, but on Tableau Server/Online you can keep the popup open and mark selections will only update the data. So in case of performance, nothing changes when the popup is opened.

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