Displaying Top Customers Based on Parameter

Published: 05 Aug 2013
Last Modified Date: 19 Oct 2017


How to create a slider parameter that will display top customers sorted by sales, in descending order.


Tableau Desktop


The following instructions can be reviewed in the workbook attached below.
  1. Drag Customer Name to the Filters shelf.
  2. In the Top tab in the Filter dialog box, select By Field > Top > Create a New Parameter.
  3.  In the Create Parameter dialog box:
    • Name the parameter.
    • Select Range.
    • Enter 0 for Minimum.
    • Enter 10 for Maximum.
    • Click OK to navigate back to the Filter dialog box.
  4. Select Sales Sum.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Right-click Customer Name and select Sort:
    1. Select Descending.
    2. Select Field: Sales Sum.
    3. Click OK.
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