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Assigning a Different Color Palette to Same Measure on Different Worksheets


Published: 23 Oct 2013
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2017

Issue

How to define a different color palette for the same measure on different worksheets in the same workbook.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

  1. Navigate to the worksheet where the different color palette is desired.
  2. In the Measures pane, right-click on the measure and select Duplicate.
  3. Replace the original measure with the duplicate measure.
  4. Assign the desired color palette to the duplicate measure.
  5. Repeat this process for any additional worksheets where there is a desire to assign a different color palette to the original measure.

Cause

The ability to assign different color palettes to the same measure is not functionality currently built into the product.
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