Editing the Alias of a Color Legend in Tableau Desktop

Published: 29 Apr 2014
Last Modified Date: 07 Mar 2018


How to edit the alias on a color legend in Tableau Desktop.


Tableau Desktop


  1. Right-click the legend to be edited.
  2. Select Edit Alias.
  3. Enter the desired alias.
Note: When using a data source published on Tableau Server or Tableau Online, the Edit Alias option will not be available. For more information,see Editing a Published Data Source.

Additional Information

To view these steps in action for Tableau Desktop only, see the video below: 
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