We all know how easy it is to visualize geographic data in Tableau. In just a few clicks, Tableau can display shapes for countries, states, territories, counties and more in what appears to be magic. But what if you want to visualize data in a geographic area that doesn’t fall under those well-defined borders? Is there any magic for that?
Tableau certainly supports custom drawn polygons for images and maps, but there’s one problem: the process can be time consuming and labor intensive. We think there should be an easier way, and there is! We call it Drawing Tool for Tableau.