How to create scatter graphs in Tableau

In this tutorial, we are going to create a scatter graph in tableau.

When you first bring 2 measures into the view, you automatically get a single dot. This is because tableau automatically aggregates the measures.

As you can see, the profit and sales measures has been aggregated using sum()

tableau automatically aggregates measures into a single dot

To create a scatter plot, you have to de-aggregate the measures. To de-aggregate measure, simply

Click on Analysis > Uncheck “aggregate measures”

Tableau automatically aggregates values by default
Uncheck “aggregate measures” to get a scatter plot

After you uncheck aggregate measures, You will have a scatter plot

How to create a scatter plot in tableau

That is it, that is how to create a scatter plot in tableau.

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