Computed Set Filter Affects Quick Filter Domain of the Set

Published: 29 May 2019
Last Modified Date: 05 Jun 2019


Placing a Set Filter onto the Filters shelf causes a quick filter to use the domain of the set. Additionally, you may notice that even though the quick filter is set to "All values in database", the filter options only show what is coming through the set, rather than displaying all options.


  • Tableau Desktop 2019.1
  • Mac OSX 10.13
  • Tableau Data Engine


This behavior is as designed. In the Order of Operations, set actions come between context filters and dimension filters. Adding a set onto the filter shelf turns the data into an in/out of data set.
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