How to Make Custom Colour Palettes

Did you know you can make your own colour palettes for Tableau? This is great for businesses and individuals who want to incorporate branding into your dashboards and to ensure regularity of colour in dashboards across your company.

 

So, how do you make one?

Navigate to ‘My Tableau Repository’ on your computer and open the Preferences.tps file in a text editor of your choice.

If you have never added any custom colour palettes before, your preferences file will likely look similar to Figure 1.

Fig 1. Preferences file with no custom palettes in a text editor

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