Filtering View in Dashboard Using Action Filter from Another Workbook

Published: 23 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 26 Aug 2015


How to filter views in one dashboard using an action filter in a different workbook.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server


Option 1

Use the JavaScript API. For more information, see JavaScript API.

Option 2

Move all worksheets into the same workbook.

Option 3

Publish the workbook to Tableau Server and use URL actions for the filter, field or parameter. For more information, see Using Field and Filter Values in URLs.
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