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Displaying a Header for Fields Used Only as Text or Label


Published: 25 Mar 2013
Last Modified Date: 22 Dec 2016

Question

How to display the header for a field that is being used only on the Text or Label card.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

The following instructions can be reviewed in the attached workbook.

Option 1

  1. Drag Measure Names from Dimensions to Columns.
  2. Drag Measure Values from Measures to Detail.
  3. Right-click Measure Names on Columns and then select Filter.
  4. Click None and then select the fields whose headers you want to display.
  5. Click OK.

Option 2

  1. Drag Measure Names from Dimensions to Columns.
  2. Right-click the header of the column that needs a title. It will likely say No Measure Name.
  3. Select Edit Alias.
  4. Type the new title and then click OK.

Additional Information

To view these steps in action, see the video below: 
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