Help Center Integrations Import a shapefile into Tableau software

How to import a shapefile into Tableau?


Did you just download a shapefile? Or did you just export a shapefile from Spotzi Studio and do you want to import these shapefiles into Tableau? Read the following instruction:

  1. Make sure to extract your zipped shapefile first.
  2. Open Tableau and connect your shapefile from the start page.
  3. Once you have connected your shapefile, a worksheet will be created. Go to this worksheet.
  4. Now drag the Geometry field and other dimensions to the Detail shelf or directly onto the canvas.
  5. You did it! You have successfully imported a shapefile to Tableau.

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