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Unable to Show More than 16 Rows or Columns


Published: 13 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 11 Dec 2017

Issue

Unable to place more than sixteen (16) fields on the Rows or Columns shelf without the fields and field labels concatenating.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Use the following workaround.
  1. Divide the view into two separate sheets with fewer than sixteen fields on the Rows or Columns shelf on each sheet.
  2. Create a dashboard.
  3. Place both sheets onto the dashboard next to one another.

Cause

The ability to place more than 16 fields on the Rows or Columns shelf without the fields concatenating is not currently built into the product. To voice your support for the inclusion of this feature in a future product release, add your vote to the following Community Idea: Display More than 16 Text Columns in a Crosstab.
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