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Tooltip does not appear when floating sheets are stacked on top of each other on the dashboard


Published: 02 Mar 2022
Last Modified Date: 03 Mar 2022

Issue

How to show the tooltips when floating sheets are stacked on top of each other on the dashboard.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

<Step 1>
1. Open Tableau Desktop and connect to Sample -superstore.
2. Drag [Sales] to Rows and Region to Columns.
3. Change the sheet name to "Sales"
3. Create a new sheet.
4. Move to the new sheet and drag [Profit] to Rows and Region to Columns.
5. Change the sheet name to "Profit"

<Step 2>
-Create Sheet Selector-
6. Create a new parameter like the following.
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7. Create a new calculated field like the following.
     Name : Sheet Filter
     Calculation : [Select the sheet]
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8. In "Sales" sheet , right click [Select the sheet] and click Show Parameter.
9. Drag [Sheet Filter] to Filter Pane check "Sales".
10. Move to the sheet "Profit", right click [Select the sheet] and click Show Parameter.
11. Change the value of the parameter to "Profit".
12. Drag [Sheet Filter] to Filter Pane check "Profit".

<Step 3>
-Adding to Dashboard-
13. Create a new Dashboard.
14. Select "Floating" and drag and drop "Vertical Object" to view.
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15. Drag sheet -Sales while pressing Shift button to the vertical object added in step 14.
16. Set sheet title to hidden.
17. Drag sheet -Sales while pressing Shift button to the vertical object added in step 14.
      *Drop in the following gray area.
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18. Set sheet title to hidden.

Make sure you can see the tooltips on both sheets.
 
 

Cause

Only the topmost sheet will show the tooltip by design.
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