Custom Name for a Reference Line

Published: 16 Apr 2013
Last Modified Date: 17 Dec 2019


How to create a custom name for a reference line.


Tableau Desktop


  1. Right-click on the axis and select Add (or Edit) Reference Line...
  2. In the Line section, select Custom from the Label drop-down menu.
  3. Type in the desired reference line title.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Click the reference line and select Format to customize it. 

Additional Information

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

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