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Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin

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Field customization and options

All the field options are available with a right-click on any field. Here's the list of all the options:

There are some straightforward options, so let's see a short description for those that aren't trivial:

  • Show filter: Only appears if you have something in the Worksheet. We'll see this option in Chapter 7, Design Insightful Visualizations - Part 2.
  • Hide: Hides the field but doesn't suppress it. It's a great way to clean your Data Source if there are many fields that you won't use. The option is only available if the field is never used. You can show the hidden field by clicking on the arrow next to Dimension ...

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