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Aggregating at a Different Level than the Linking Field when Blending


Published: 06 Feb 2013
Last Modified Date: 09 May 2017

Question

How to aggregate a measure at a different level of detail in the view than the linking field when using blended data.
 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Option 1: Use a join instead of data blending.

For more information, see Join Your Data.


Option 2: Build the view with the desired level of detail

The linking field is not always required in the view.

Additional Information

For resolutions to common issues that can occur when the linking field is not in the view, see the related links
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