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.


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


Create two parameters inner and outer


Create 5 calculated fields which are shown as below


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


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