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How To Show Tooltip For Highlighted Line Only


Published: 02 Sep 2021
Last Modified Date: 06 Sep 2021

Question

When highlighting a line by selecting, the tooltip is displayed for un-highlighted line too.
How can I show the tooltip for the highlighted lines only?

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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

1. Create the following parameter:

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2. Create the following calculation field:

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3. Drag calculation field create above to [Tooltip]

4. Click on [Tooltip] and edit Tooltip as bellow:

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5. Click on [Worksheet] > [Actions...] > [Add Action >] > [Change Parameter...] and create parameter action as bellow:

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