A text table is a basic tabular layout of Dimensions and Measures – think of a basic Excel pivot table.


This is from The Information Lab:

Blog posts

Chris Love‘s original blog post at The Information Lab is here:

Tableau’s Online Help includes this article:

Carly Capitula’s “Tableau Essentials” series on includes this:

Example workbooks

This isn’t the most glamorous of visual reference points, and I have no stellar examples to share. If anyone reading can suggest a particularly dazzling text tables in Tableau, I’ll happily include it at a later date.