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© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_16

16. Building a Hierarchy

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how to build a hierarchy

Create the report shown in Figure 16-1, which is based on the following selections:

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Figure 16-1. Data pane displaying dimensions to be used
  • Columns: Sales

  • Rows: Category and Sub-Category

To create a Product hierarchy:

  • Click Sub-Category in the Data window, as shown in Figure 16-1, which leads to the display shown in Figure 16-2 (where the Sub-Category dimension is highlighted)

    Figure 16-2. Dimension to be used in the hierarchy is selected
  • Drag

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