Tableau is a data visualization tool that is used for data science and business intelligence. It can easily format raw data in different formats and visualization styles. With Tableau, you can create and publish dashboards and share them with colleagues, partners, or customers without any coding.
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Triggers when a new data source occurred.
Triggers when a new project occurred.
Triggers when an existing data source is updated
Triggers when a print job is sent to a chosen Cloud Print printer. When you connect a new Cloud Print account.
Updates an existing data source in tableau.
Mark an in-progress print job as finished. Commonly paired with the Cloud Print "new print job" trigger. After this action runs, the print job's file is deleted from Cloud Print and no longer accessible.
Add a document to the print queue.
Tableau is a data visualization and analytics top, which is used for creating interactive and analytical visualizations. It helps its users to see and understand their data easily. Its main purpose is to tell stories with data by connecting people to the information they need to make important decisions.
Tableau software can be used on any device such as computer, tablet or smartphone. Tableau has different versions such as Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server and Tableau Online. It also has different editions such as Personal, Professional and Enterprise Editions.
Google CloudPrint is a service that can print from anywhere you have internet connection. It allows users to print documents and photos directly from their mobile devices. There is no need for a printer to be connected to the same network. Google CloudPrint allows users to print from anywhere in the world if they have an Internet connection.
Integration of Tableau and Google CloudPrint allows users to print their reports and dashboards without any limitations. They can take advantage of cloud features such as sharing, mobility and storage capacity. This integration provides many benefits which are listed below:
1- Mobile printing
Tableau supports printing through Google CloudPrint where there is no need to install the driver on the user’s PC. Thus, it allows users to print from anywhere even if they are using different operating systems.
2- Simple installation process
It is easy to install the driver on the user’s PC because it installs almost instantly. The image below shows how this process works:
Fig 1. Installing the driver on the user’s PC
3- Easy to use
This feature allows users to print without any difficulties since they just have to enter their email address or sign into their Google account when they open Tableau Desktop for the first time. Printing is done by just clicking “Print” button in the top right corner of the dashboard in the web version of Tableau. Any printer in the network will be available in the list of printers when users click on “Print” button.
4- Added security features
This feature allows users to print securely without fear of their data being leaked or stpen. Tableau does not store any user information including user names, passwords, email addresses etc. The image below shows how this process works:
Fig 2. Print button in Tableau Web App (tableau)
5- Added storage capacity for Tableau Server
This feature gives Tableau Server users an opportunity to save their reports and dashboards in Google Drive or Dropbox using Google APIs. This makes it easy for users to cplaborate with their cpleagues through shared links (Google Docs. The image below shows how this process works:
Fig 3. Shared link in Tableau Server (tableauserver)
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