Sort Multiple Pie Charts by the Same Measure

Published: 16 Nov 2018
Last Modified Date: 20 Jan 2019


On a viz with multiple pie charts, how to sort every pie chart by the same measure?

For example, in the below viz, Region is sorted by Sales descending, but the third pie chart does not have the expected sort order.

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  1. Create a combined field using Category and Region.
  2. Drag the combined filed to Detail on the Marks card.
  3. Make sure the combined field is above Region.
  4. Sort the combined field instead of Region.
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