Prevent Marks Being Cropped by Pane Edges

Published: 06 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 19 Oct 2020


How to prevent marks from being cropped by pane partitions.

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Create a continuous axis instead of using discrete headers.

In this example, which can be reviewed in the attached workbook, we are viewing [Sales] per [Sub-Category] in each [Region].
  1. Remove [Sub-Category] from the Columns Shelf
  2. Create a new calculated field named [INDEX] with this formula: INDEX()
  3. Drag [INDEX] onto the Columns Shelf
  4. Right-click on [INDEX] and select "Compute Using > Sub-Category"
  5. Right-click on [INDEX] and uncheck "Show Header"

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