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How To Apply The Same Filter With And Without Context To Different Sheets In A Dashboard


Published: 23 Mar 2020
Last Modified Date: 25 Mar 2020

Question

How To Apply The Same Filter With And Without Context To Different Sheets In A Dashboard

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

1. Create a parameter with the field Values. Lets say the field name is Cat 

2. Use the parameter like below with a calculated field lets say filter calc:
[Cat]=[Parameter 1]

3. Drag filter calc to filters -> select True

4. Add this to context on sheet where context for filter to be applied

5. Duplicate the filter calc as filter calc duplicate

6. Drag  filter calc duplicate to the filter shelf on the second sheet where the context to be applied and Select True. Do not add this to context

7. Now show the parameter control on Dashboard
 
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