How to Ace Shape Making (Guest Post by CJ Mayes)
I'm excited to welcome CJ as a guest blogger. CJ has been posting some great visualisations since joining Tableau Public and recently had a VOTD on his Man Utd legacy viz. CJ is a Data Analyst and colleague at Lloyds Banking Group in London. You can view his Tableau Public profile here.
- An image vector you want to put your points in the shape of. (such as the RF logo)
ΔX and ΔY Px determine the spacing between the co-ordinates plotted. Have a play around with various combinations to see its functionality.
- Take the ‘original’ dataset and apply a GameID as well as a radius column based upon the year.
- Follow the recommended steps by Jeff to get the right style and shape. Try playing with the game angle to see what works for your data.
CJ Mayes - 03 September 2020