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How to hide the hand symbol in the view upon mouse hover


Published: 14 Jan 2020
Last Modified Date: 14 Jan 2020

Question

How to hide the hand symbol in the view upon mouse hover 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

Scenario 1: Visualization is in the form of a table

1) Drag the Measures from Text onto Rows.
2) Convert the measures to discrete
3) Remove the abc column by following the steps below:
   a) Create a calculated field Blank with the formula :  ' '
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b)  Drag the calculated field Blank onto Text in Marks card 
   c)  Click on Format tab at the top choose Borders and under Column divider choose None
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d) Reduce the width of the blank Column to minimum
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Please refer to the Scenario 1 Video for the steps taken to achieve the result for scenario 1

Scenario 2 : Visualization is a graph

1) Drag the sheet onto a dashboard
2) Drag a Blank object onto the dashboard and make it floating
3) Cover the graph with the floating Blank object

Please refer to the Scenario 2 Video for the steps taken to achieve the result for scenario 2

 

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