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How to Change the Orientation of the Field Labels Which Are Automatically Generated in Tableau Desktop


Published: 27 Apr 2021
Last Modified Date: 27 Apr 2021

Question

How to rotate field labels which are automatically generated in Tableau Desktop like the image below.
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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

The field labels which are automatically generated could not be rotated to landscape by format setting.
As a workaround, create a Calculation field of field names and add it to the view would have a similar view.
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The steps are as follows:

1. Create a Calculation field. (Please check the attached workbook for details)
2. Add the calculation field to [Rows]
3. Right-click the field name label and unselect [Show Header]
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4. Hide field labels of calculation field.
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