Displaying a Header for Fields Used Only as Text or Label

Published: 25 Mar 2013
Last Modified Date: 21 Jun 2017


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


Tableau Desktop


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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