Radial bar chart could be quite useful and impressive when you want to present the change in time series data. This blog will show how to make Radial bar chart from scratch. The dataset used in this blog is Sample Superstore dataset which is embedded in Tableau Desktop.

Step1

Union the same dataset and create the Path order field based on the table name

Step2

Create two parameters inner and outer

Step3

Create 5 calculated fields which are shown as below

Step4

Dray x, y to the column and row shelf and change the axis range to -1 to 1

Step5

Put the date to detail and change to continuous

If you follow all the steps, you should have your beautiful radial bar chart!

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Tony Tan
Author: Tony Tan