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Showing All Dots on a Line-type Mark While Showing Labels for Selected Points


Published: 17 Feb 2020
Last Modified Date: 18 Feb 2020

Question

How to make a Line type mark show dots for all points while showing labels for selected points.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

  1. Using the Superstore sample data source, right-click and drag Month (Order Date) on to Columns
  2. Drag Sales to Row
    • By default, Tableau Desktop will show the minimum and the maximum sales points on the view
    • These labels can be edited as desired via the Labels mark in the Marks card.
  3. Click Color in the Marks card and select the second option in Markers under Effects.

Additional Information

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