Filtering a value is very simple in Tableau; you simply drag and drop any field onto the Filters shelf. You can filter as many fields as you want.

To decide where a filter should be applied, right-click on its pill in the Filters shelf, go to Apply to Worksheets and select one of the following options:

  • All Using Related Data Sources: Only useful when you have multiple data sources in your Workbook. This option allows you to filter on multiple data sources at the same time.
  • All Using This Data Source: This option automatically adds the filter to every Worksheet that uses the current data source.
  • Selected Worksheets...: This option opens a new window where you can manually select the different Worksheets where the filter should be applied.

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