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Replacing Hidden Marks With a Scroll Bar


Published: 19 Dec 2019
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2020

Question

How to display all marks that are hidden or truncated in the view.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

  1. Drag Category to Rows.
  2. Drag Product Names to Detail.
  3. Create a Calculated Field called "All Product Names" using the following formula:
    RANK_UNIQUE(ATTR([Product Name]),'asc')
    
  4. Drag the above calculation field to Columns
  5. Convert the above calculation field to Discrete
  6. Right click the calculation pill in the column and select Discrete
  7. Right click the calculation pill and select Edit table calculation 
  8. Select Specific Dimensions, Select Product Name
  9. Right click the calculation pill and select and disable Show Header.

Additional Information

To view the above steps in action, see the video below.
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