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Pie Chart Showing Overlapping Circles on a Map


Published: 28 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 28 Oct 2017

Issue

When creating a pie chart on a map, the charts might display as overlapping circles.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

  1. On the Marks card, under Mark type, select Pie.
  2. Right-click Longitude on the Columns shelf, and then select Dimension.
  3. Right-click Latitude on the Rows shelf, and then select Dimension. Both fields should still be continuous.
  4. Drag the pie chart dimension to Color.
  5. Drag the measure to the Size or Angle.

Cause

Latitude and longitude were aggregated as an average.

Additional Information

Latitude and Longitude can also be change to use minimum instead of average.
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