Last Modified Date: 25 Jul 2018
- Open Tableau Desktop and connect to a data source.
- Drag the desired dimension to Text on the Marks card.
- Drag the same dimension to Size on the Marks card.
- Right-click on the dimension on the Size card and select Measure > Count.
- If necessary, change the Mark type from Automatic to Text.
- To add color, drag the same dimension to Color on the Marks card.
Additional InformationTo view these steps in action, see the video below:
Note: Text may be cut off if there is not enough space for the text. To help avoid text being cut off, consider the following tips:
- Do not manually set a font size for either the worksheet or the workbook level
- If a font size has been set for the workbook, reduce the worksheet font size
- Select "Entire View" for the fit
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