KNOWLEDGE BASE

Combining Sets in Tableau Desktop


Published: 08 Jul 2013
Last Modified Date: 31 Aug 2016

Question

How do combined sets work in Tableau Desktop? 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Given two sets:
Set A: Apples, Oranges, Pears
Set B: Pears, Bananas
 
1. All Members in Both Sets
Resulting Set: Apples,Oranges, Pears, Bananas
 
2. Shared Members in Both Sets
Resulting Set: Pears
 
3. Except Shared Members
Set A: Apples, Oranges
Set B: Bananas

Additional Information

Sets in Tableau are computed independently of filters, across all underlying data.
Did this article resolve the issue?