Building a Text Table with Multiple Measures

Published: 06 Apr 2017
Last Modified Date: 26 Aug 2019


How to build a basic text table, also called a crosstab, with multiple measures.


Tableau Desktop


Option 1

  1. Drag the first measure to Text on the Marks card.
  2. Double-click a second measure in the left-hand Measures pane.
  3. Tableau Desktop will automatically move both measures to the Measure Values card

Option 2

  1. Drag Measure Names to Rows
  2. Drag Measure Values to Text
  3. Drag Measures in and out of the Measure Value card to build the desired crosstab.

Additional Information

To view the above steps in action, see the video below.
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