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How Will You Understand Dimensions and Measures in Tableau?

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  • Dimensions contain qualitative values (such as names, dates, or geographical data)
  • You can use dimensions to categorize, segment, and reveal the details in your data.
  • Example: Category, City, Country, Customer ID, Customer Name, Order Date, Order ID
  • Measures contain numeric, quantitative values that you can measure (such as Sales, Profit)
  • Measures can be aggregated
  • Example: Profit, Quantity, Rank, Sales, Sales per Customer, Total Orders

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