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Filtering a Data Source with a Conditional Calculation


Published: 23 Jun 2015
Last Modified Date: 19 May 2016

Issue

How to use a conditional calculation in a data source filter, for example:
[Category] = 'Furniture' AND [Segment] = 'Corporate'
OR
[Category] = 'Furniture' AND [Segment] = 'Home Office'


 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Create conditional calculation in worksheet, then add calculation to data source filter.

Cause

When adding a data source filter, a condition cannot be created in the add data source filter dialogue. However, a conditional calculation can be added to the data source filter.
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