Monday, March 11, 2013


Excel Color Palette


Pasted below the viz is the xml to add to your tableau preferences file to get the "excel color palette". Why you ask? No particular reason. I have also garishly formatted this viz to make the excel users more comfortable. Enjoy!

Here is the xml:

<color-palette name="excel" type="regular">

<color>#000000</color>
<color>#FFFFFF</color>
<color>#FF0000</color>
<color>#00FF00</color>
<color>#0000FF</color>
<color>#FFFF00</color>
<color>#FF00FF</color>
<color>#00FFFF</color>
<color>#800000</color>
<color>#008000</color>
<color>#000080</color>
<color>#808000</color>
<color>#800080</color>
<color>#008080</color>
<color>#C0C0C0</color>
<color>#808080</color>
<color>#9999FF</color>
<color>#993366</color>
<color>#FFFFCC</color>
<color>#CCFFFF</color>

</color-palette>

5 comments:

Unknown said...

Hi,
can you explain more how you did that? to where you add the xml file?

northwestcoder said...

tech note here:

http://kb.tableausoftware.com/articles/knowledgebase/creating-custom-color-palettes

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