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Unable to Change the Shape and Size of Markers on Line Chart


Published: 20 Oct 2020
Last Modified Date: 21 Oct 2020

Issue

Unable to change the shape and size of markers on line chart.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Workaround

1. Drag another [Profit] field to row shelf.
2. Change the type of chart of the second [Profit] graph to [Shape] and adjust the size and shape of data points.
3. On row shelf, click on the second [Profit] field and click on "Dual axis" option.
4. Right click on the axis of the second [Profit] graph and select "Synchronize axis"

Please refer to the attached video "example.mp4" and workbook "example.twbx"

Cause

The ability to change the shape and size of markers on the line chart is not built into the product currently.
 
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