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Let's Annotate

by Starschema



Let’s Annotate! will layer Susie Lu’s React Annotation library on top of your Tableau Desktop or Server App. We have built an intuitive UI to enable dashboard authors to leverage the many different types of custom annotations that are possible via the React Annotation library. Gone are the days of switching between design/presentation tools and Tableau to provide your users with delightful annotations. Start by adding an annotation to the extension zone and then customise, move, hide and/or delete your annotation as needed. Layer one or many instances of this extension over your dashboard to provide your users with the critical context and information they need to better understand your visualisation. This extension also works well with the show/hide container functionality in Tableau. See more information on this extension from our #TC19 Presentation and also get details on how to use the extension (or to submit bugs/ideas) on our GitHub Page.

Credits to contributors:

  • Chris DeMartini
  • Susie Lu (Creator of React Annotation)
  • Tamas Foldi
  • Abraham Szilagyi

Tech Specifications

Hosted at
Works with
Tableau 2019.4 and later
Tableau Public (2020.1 and later)


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