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Using Special Characters in Aliases, Parameters or Calculated Fields


Published: 01 Jul 2014
Last Modified Date: 03 May 2016

Question

How to use special characters in aliases, parameters and calculated fields in Tableau Desktop.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Try the one of the following workarounds:
  • Copy and paste the desired characters from another source, such as Microsoft Word.
  • Use Alt Codes to enter the desired characters (e.g. Alt+0236 = ì).

Additional Information

Alt Codes at Alt Codes.net
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