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Hiding Data Source Fields


Published: 01 Aug 2013
Last Modified Date: 21 Jun 2016

Question

How to hide data source fields that do not need to be displayed in Tableau Desktop.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

  1. Modify the data source connection by right clicking on the data source name and selecting Edit Connection.
  2. Select Custom SQL for the connection.
  3. Modify SQL to remove fields undesired in view. For more information, see Connect to a Custom SQL Query.
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