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How Looker Stacks Up Against BI Competitors 

Chances are you’re familiar with leading business intelligence (BI) platforms like Tableau and Power BI, two Looker competitors.  Looker, a BI tool that’s quickly growing i...

  • Justin Reynolds
  • January 28, 2020
How to create a funnel chart visualization in Looker?

How to show the column value labels in thousands without changing the value label format for % change in Looker?

This tutorial addresses how to show the column value labels in thousands without changing the value label format for % change in a Looker dashboard. SOLUTION: Go to “Y-Axis...

  • February 1, 2018
How to create a funnel chart visualization in Looker?

How to allow dimension/measure tooltip in Looker to show the description to user when pointing over name of the object in a Look (Table)?

We can enable tooltip for dimensions and measures by adding descriptions in their respective LookMLs. Please consider the examples below: measure: gross_margin {   descript...

  • January 25, 2018
How to create a funnel chart visualization in Looker?

How to use a dimension from another view in Looker?

We can use a substitution operator ($) to reference dimensions and measures from other views in LookML. Consider the following code where we have two views, example_A and e...

  • January 25, 2018
How to create a funnel chart visualization in Looker?

How to do conditional formatting of color or images within table cells using HTML in Looker?

Please consider there is a field called order_status, which gives the status of each order. The possible values for order_status can be: order_is_paid order_is_shipped orde...

  • January 25, 2018
How to create a funnel chart visualization in Looker?

How to change the order of stacks in a stacked area chart in Looker?

A stacked area chart is an extension of a basic area chart. It is used to group values of multiple dimensions on the same graph. The values of each dimension are displayed ...

  • January 25, 2018