Tableau

Remove the ABC column

I did not know Tableau one year ago, despite this I have already been through multiple ways of removing the ABC column. First I used the "blank" calculated field method for a while and next I changed the color to white. But, both ways have disadvantages that annoyed me. The first one is simply cumbersome and tends to make the layout rendering a little slower. The second one do not hide the column, only the text.

There is a third way to hide the column - and I think this is by far the easiest and most robust method.

1) Drop the desired dimension on both the rows and the text shelf

2) Right click on the dimension on the rows shelf and uncheck "Show Header"

The final result when then look like this


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