Last week, we published fifteen new Quick Fix articles:
- Default Caption Included in Image and PDF Exports of Views
- Prompts for Credentials and Error "Invalid username or password" While Publishing
- Scroll Bar Unresponsive in Internet Explorer
- Map Background Images Do Not Load
- Colors Change and Aliases Are Lost After Replacing Data Source
- Data Out-of-Date in Tableau Online Views
- Dashboards Default to the Size of the Largest Dashboard After Publishing
- Headers Missing when Exporting to PDF Using tabcmd
- URL Action Does Not Open a PDF File
- Message "Standby data engine service on ... is DOWN" in Windows Event Logs
- Unable to Allocate New Licenses
- Map Tiles Do Not Fully Render
- Unable to Schedule Incremental Refreshes on Published Data Sources
- Displaying Only Business Days
- Adding Data Refresh Time Stamp to a View in a Dashboard
We get a lot of feedback about our Creating a Stacked Bar Chart Using Multiple Measures article. This article has the highest number of Yes and No votes from the "Did this article resolve the issue?" article survey. The challenge with this article is that the structure of the data impacts the outcome of the steps. We originally created the sample workbook attached to the article with a small sample data set. The steps worked with that data set, but I recently received a comment from a customer saying that the steps don't work. I decided to investigate by testing the same steps against Tableau's Superstore sample data.
Using Tableau's Superstore sample data, I found that I needed to add one more step to Option 1. After completing steps 1-4, I needed to choose Bar as the mark type. I've added this step to the article and attached a new sample workbook that uses Superstore sample data.
Following steps 1-5 in Option 1, I was able to make a stacked bar chart with a dimension on the x-axis. But...
results may vary depending on the structure of your data.
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