Showing Legends on Dashboards

Published: 10 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 04 Dec 2023


How to show legends on a dashboard.


Tableau Desktop


  1. On the dashboard, click the sheet to select it.
  2. Click the drop-down arrow at the top right of the sheet and select Legends.
  3. Select the legend you wish to display.
To view these steps in action, see the video below:

Additional Information

The Legends option is only available if the sheet being added to the dashboard has a Color, Shape, Size or Map legend. See examples below:

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