Transparent Tableau Server Icon
Tableau provides many visual cues to help you evaluate the type of data thats displayed in the data pane and the state of a data view.
Transparent tableau server icon. Each icon in the table can be modified by one of two indicators. Tableau desktop tableau online tableau server. Lets take a look at using a transparent png vs regular jpg file for a custom image. The same functionality can be used to bring in images and icons to tableau for marks highlights logos drop shadows and buttons.
The following table explains each of the icons used to describe the type of data sources in the data pane. Upgrade to version 201830 or later. Jpgs however do not support transparency. To convert powerpoint graphics to pngs for use in tableau follow.
Environment tableau desktop 20182 and earlier versions resolution option 1. Unable to set the background of a worksheet to be transparent so that a dashboard background image will show through. Now your team can see their key data sources workbooks and views from one project all on the same page. Import the png file you downloaded add a shape like a circle or square adapt the shape color to fit your viz theme bring your png file in front of the shape.
Transparent elements create a seamless visual look for your dashboards revealing underlying objects and images. You can customize tableau servers look and feel by customizing the logo that appears on the tableau server login page and in the left column of most pages. Animated gifs can add a fun element to your tableau viz. More on that below.
To change the logo. For custom imaging in tableau png images have a massive advantage over jpgs because the png file type supports a transparent background which reduces a lot of unnecessary file size. Mixed content is a new way to browse that displays all of your content together. After you create a dashboard you might need to resize and reorganize it to work better for your users.
For more information see whats new in tableau. Follow the steps below to create and style a tableau viz using an animated gif. Open powerpoint and follow these steps also captured by the animated gif. Check out my rainy day viz above as an example.
Save your png file in the tableau repository in the shapes folder. Weve simplified our user experience on tableau server and tableau online making it easier for you to explore and discover content. How did i make the viz.