The Query Behind the Viz
Several posts here have explored the queries Tableau generates as it builds your viz, including last week's write-up on custom SQL. This is a trend that will continue: it's much easier to understand a machine when you can see its inner workings.
But how do I get at those queries? I was talking with Yvan Fornes, and he suggested that I write about how I do it.
Challenge accepted! Except I may have gone overboard: in this post I'll explore three ways to find the queries underlying your viz.