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Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin

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Groups

A Group is a way to create a new Dimension that gathers different values of another Dimension. A Group is static; you need to modify it manually.

A Group is characterized by the  icon.

There are two ways to create a Group:

  • Manually, with a menu, when you know in advance how to gather the values.
  • Visually, in the view, when there are too many insignificant values.

Let's start by creating a Group, manually, with Sample Superstore:

  1. Right-click on Sub-Category, go to Create, then click on Group.
  2. A new window opens where you see the list of the values in that Dimension. In this menu, you can manage the Groups.
  3. To create a new group of ...

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