How to add Trend Lines in Tableau?

Trend lines are used to predict the continuation of a certain trend of a variable. It also helps to identify the correlation between two variables by observing the trend in both of them simultaneously. There are many mathematical models for establishing trend lines.

To add a trend line to a visualization:

  • Select the Analytics pane.
  • From the Analytics pane, drag Trend Line into the view, and then drop it on the Linear, Logarithmic, Exponential, Polynomial, or Power model types.