KNOWLEDGE BASE

Hiding Measures from the Measure Names Quick Filter


Published: 04 Sep 2014
Last Modified Date: 20 Sep 2016

Question

How to limit which measures appear in a Measure Names quick filter.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Use the following workaround: 
  1. In the Data pane, right-click the data source, and then select Duplicate.
  2. Select Worksheet > New Worksheet.
  3. Using the duplicate data source, rebuild the view on the new sheet.
  4. Open the Dimensions drop-down menu, and then select Hide All Unused Fields. For more information, see Hide or Unhide Fields in Tableau Help.
  5. On the Filters shelf, right-click Measure Names, and then select Show Quick Filter.
Did this article resolve the issue?