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Table Calculation Filter Shows Extra Data After ​Adding Grand Totals


Published: 24 Feb 2022
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2022

Issue

Table calculation filter (e.g. LOOKUP filter) does not work well when ​adding the Grand Total

For example, when using table calculation filter -- LOOKUP filter -- to show the Percentage Difference from the previous year, it works well to show only one year's data.
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However, after adding Grand Total, other years' grand total also show up.
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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Please use the [Apply to Totals] Option in the filter, and the table calculation filter will also apply to Grand totals
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Please also check the attached workbook for details.

 

Cause

This behavior is by design. 
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