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Displaying Date on Axis Only Not in Headers


Published: 05 Jul 2018
Last Modified Date: 09 Jul 2018

Question

How to display month, day, and year on the bottom of the x-axis only.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

  1. Remove all date fields except DAY([date]) from the Columns shelf.
  2. Right-click tDAY([date]) on the Columns shelf, and change it from only day number to month, day number, and year.
  3. (Optional) Right-click DAY([date]) again and change it from continuous to discrete, to display each individual date on the axis.
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