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Jumpstart Tableau: A Step-By-Step Guide to Better Data Visualization by Arshad Khan

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© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_7

7. Adding, Removing, and Renaming a Dimension

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how a dimension or measure is added or deleted from a visualization, and explains how to rename a dimension

We start with the visualization shown in Figure 7-1, which includes one dimension (Region) and one measure (Sales).

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Figure 7-1. Visualization to be modified

To add the Order Datedimension:

  • Drag and drop Order Date from the Data window onto the Columns shelf, as shown in Figure 7-1, which leads to the display shown in Figure 7-2

    Figure 7-2. Visualization ...

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