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Tableau is a software company that produce products aimed at the Business Intelligence market, for interactive visualization of data.

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Convert Shape Length Area Data to Latitude Longitude

I am attempting to import publicly available shapefile data from http://gis.utah.gov/data/boundaries/zip-codes/ into Tableau for a data visualization project. Unfortunately, the .shp file and .gdb ...
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Convert Layer to Shapefile without losing Feature definitions

I have created a worldmap with custom defined features, representing State/Zip-Code sales areas. I want to convert them into a Shapefile, so I can convert the Shapefile into a polygon definition file ...
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Converting US Census' TIGER files into Tableau-readable format with QGIS?

I'm a journalist using mapping for dataviz in stories. I've found Carto easy to use, but I'd like to use Tableau for a project involving US Census Bureau's school district TIGER files. It's easy to ...
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Merging 2 shapefiles

I would like to merge 2 shapefiles to create just one: 1 - a shapefile for the 9 GOR English regions with 2 - a shapefile which has the rest of the UK: Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England ...
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Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8?

Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8? One that allows me to use my own data (shapefiles)? Tableau is a comercial software that permits you to create a dashboard were you can show at same time ...
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Tableau: Using UK Shapefiles in PostGIS Database

I'm trying to use Tableau to display data. Some of this data is suitable for mapping, and therefore I'd like to create maps in Tableau to display this data. Unfortunately, neither the basic view nor ...
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How to extract Latitude and Longitude of Shapefile for importing into Tableau?

I'm having a hell of a time so any help would be appreciated. I want to extract the latitude and longitude of the Health Authority boundaries from the zip file below. The ultimate goal is to import ...
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Create multiple “administrative” geographies in Tableau and filter

We have shapefiles for: a) voting districts b) Wards c) Neighborhoods D) Police Districts which all overlap in non-uniform ways. We also have other data around population, income, etc that we would ...
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Making custom world map in Mapbox

I have .shp and .csv files for polygons that I have extracted from the georeferenced version of the pangea supercontinent. Link to the image which I have started from: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-...
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Strava Activity / Route Grouping

I'm an avid cyclist and want to reverse-engineer how Strava groups bike riders together. Here is their method to determine if cyclists are riding together (they use time and lat/lon of a ride): http:...
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Combining data sources in Tableau

I would like to produce a map of "points near a feature" in Tableau. For example, I would like to plot "rapid transit stops within 2 miles of the charles river". I know how to do this using something ...
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How to create and modify a multipolygon so that it does not overlap when merging layers in QGIS?

I am new to QGIS. I need to modify a shapefile so I can add a circle in a Canadian province to be used for Tableau afterwards. I tried to use QGIS to modify the shapefile. I have created a new layer ...
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File SHP needing to be shifted up?

I am new in GIS. I am trying to use the curves of level (downloaded from this site in SHP format) to use them into Tableau Desktop. The problem is that if I loaded the lines, they are not ...