Assigning a Different Width to One Line in a Line Graph

Published: 22 Jul 2013
Last Modified Date: 26 Oct 2017


How to make one line in a line graph a different width.


Tableau Desktop


Create a calculated field for the desired line.
  1. Go to Analysis > Create Calculated Field.
  2. Enter the following formula:
    IF [<Field>] = "<Value>" THEN "<ValueName>" ELSE "Other" END
  3. Click OK.
  4. Place the new calculated field onto the Size shelf.
  5. Click the Size shelf to adjust the size as desired.

Additional Information

To view these steps in action, see the video below: 
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