This guide is aimed at getting you up to speed on all the features and functionality of Narratives for Tableau. It will contain links to articles or videos within our help center.


1. Narratives are a great way to enhance the effectiveness and engagement of a dashboard. Combining written explanations alongside visualizations makes dashboards more accessible to a wider audience, and it can even call out insights that might otherwise be difficult to see.  Start by watching this video to better understand how narratives and dashboards work together. 


2. Now you are ready to build your first narrative.


3. To learn which story type is best for your dashboard, read about our Discrete, Continuous, Percent of Whole and Scatterplot analysis. 


4. Next, customize your narratives to give your audience a more tailored experience. We have a wide variety of content that will help you adjust your narrative. We recommend that you start at how to customize your narratives.


5. For a deeper dive on the various features in the settings toolbar, proceed to the following videos: language, characterizations, analytics, and display.


6. Our support team is here to help with any questions you may have. Don't be afraid to reach out: 

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