Tableau Highlight Table – Steps to Build Highlight Table

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1. Objective

In this Tableau tutorial, we are going to study about Tableau Highlight Table by row, a stepwise procedure to create hightlight table in tableau.
So, let us start Tableau Highlight Table.

Tableau Highlight Table

Introduction – Tableau Highlight Table

2. Tableau Highlight Table

Tableau Highlight Table represents tabular information in a color-coded grid. The background color of the individual cells corresponds to the relative magnitude of the value it represents. Highlight tables are great when displaying the actual numeric values are important, but you also want the visual emphasis by adding the background colors on the cells.
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In this recipe, we will modify the text table created in the Creating a text table (crosstab) recipe to create a text table with a colored background, based on a film’s worldwide gross amount:

3. Build a Highlight Table in Tableau

Following are the steps to create Tableau Highlight Table multiple measures.
i. If you haven’t already done so, follow the steps in the recipe Creating a text table (crosstab) to create the starting text table.
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ii. From Measures, drag Worldwide Gross Amount to Color in the Marks card.
iii. Change the mark on the Marks card to Square.

Step 3. Tableau Highlight Table

Step 3. Tableau Highlight Table

iv. Click on the drop-down arrow beside the color legend and choose Edit colors….
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v. Choose the Orange-Blue Light Diverging palette. Select the Stepped Color, and specify 5 steps.

Tableau Highlight Table

Step 5. Tableau Highlight Table

vi. Click on the drop-down arrow beside the color legend and choose Edit title….
vii. Edit the title of the color legend to display Worldwide Gross.

4. Conclusion

In his tutorial, we learned about the Tableau highlight table by row, how to create a hightlight table in Tableau with the Tableau change Highlight color. Thus completing another table on our list. Furthermore, if you have any query, feel free to ask in a comment section.
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