Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2017
ResolutionWhile the ability to add images to tooltips is not currently available in Tableau Desktop, you can try one of the alternative workarounds:
Option 1: Add dynamic hyperlinks to the tooltip
- Open the workbook in Tableau Desktop, and navigate to Worksheet > Actions.
- Select Add action > URL.
- In the Add URL Action dialog box, do the following, and then click OK:
- Name the action.
- For URL, insert a URL similar to one of the following:
- Click the arrow to the right of the URL, and then select the dimension that contains the desired search terms.
Option 2: Use custom shape files as floating objects
CauseThe ability to add images to tooltips is not currently available in Tableau Desktop.
Additional InformationTo voice your support for the inclusion of this feature in a future product release, add your vote to the following Community Idea: Show Images in Tooltips.
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