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

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


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. 


Tableau Desktop


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. 


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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