Tableau Public 7.0 is here!

le January 11, 2012

We've just released Tableau Public 7.0, and jam-packed it with new features.

You can see two of the biggest – filled maps and area charts – in the visualization below.

    Filled maps are a beautiful, easy to understand way of seeing geographic data.

    Area charts let you see simultaneously how both the individual elements of your data and the sum of their parts change over time.

There are lots of other improvements, including maps that wrap and automatically center themselves on your data, smarter place names (if you have data with “South Korea,” “Republic of Korea,” or “S. Korea” don’t worry, it will all end up on the right place on your map), and multiple mark types on maps so you can look at two levels of data in the same view.

Mapping with multiple mark types (pie charts on filled maps).

Easier and Faster

We’ve also made Tableau Public easier to use with an improved interface and better training resources.

    Training: We’ve revamped our training videos, dividing them into specific problems and actions so you can get answers to your questions faster. Check out our new training page.

    Show Me: This improved button lets you build views and switch between them in just a couple of clicks. Check out this 50 second video to see it in action:

We can’t wait to see your new 7.0 vizes on the web. Tweet us your new vizes at @tableau – we love to see them!


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Oh and did I mention MAC!!!

I, too, am tossing my hat in the proverbial ring for a Mac version. Working with a Windows emulator, while handy, is such a drag. Do you have any updates on the Mac programming front?

Mac version please. And I'm just curious, why is there no response from someone at tableau on this?

I have 20 people on my floor at groupon who all use macs and would like to use Tableau. We tried the VM stuff, it just hogs up your machines resources. We tried a virtual pc we could login to - yech. We passed a PC around the office for awhile. Then we just gave up. Tableau is nice, but microstrategy works on Mac.

I have a mac, and would like to use tableau on it. This must be ported to mac for designers and home use.