How to Create Border for [Shape] Mark

Published: 28 Jun 2021
Last Modified Date: 28 Jun 2021


How to show the border of [Shape]. 
For now, when using the [Shape] mark, [Border] is grayed out and could not be added to the view.

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  • Tableau Desktop


The ability to add a border in [Shape], is not currently built into Tableau Desktop.
Please consider the following workaround.
Add a dual-axis in the view to only show the border, then combine the two shapes together. 
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Restrictions: This method could only create a border for some shapes and only available for one shape in the view.
Please check the attached workbook and video for details.

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