Assigning a Different Color Palette to Same Measure on Different Worksheets

Published: 23 Oct 2013
Last Modified Date: 09 Nov 2020


How to define a different color palette for the same measure on different worksheets in the same workbook.


Tableau Desktop


  1. Navigate to the worksheet where the different color palette is desired.
  2. In the Measures pane, right-click on the measure and select Duplicate.
  3. Replace the original measure with the duplicate measure.
  4. Assign the desired color palette to the duplicate measure.
  5. Repeat this process for any additional worksheets where there is a desire to assign a different color palette to the original measure.


The ability to assign different color palettes to the same measure is not functionality currently built into the product.
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