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Combined Fields Grand Total Becomes Formatted Despinte Unselecting "Include Totals" in "Edit Colors" Menu


Published: 13 Apr 2017
Last Modified Date: 26 Sep 2017

Issue

When a single combined field is on the rows shelf, the Grant Total row is color formatted even though "Include Totals" is unchecked in the "Edit colors" menu. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.4. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Option 2

Try one of the following workarounds: 
  1. Use a calculated field instead of a Combined field.
  2. Drag an additional field on Rows. It can be an existing dimension or a new calculated field. 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 639769) that has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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