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16+ Dimensions in crosstab AND a free scroll bar [RELEASED | 2019.4]

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Tableau is currently limited to displaying 16 dimensions columns in a cross tab. There are no workarounds to this limit.

 

To quote Ben Schneiderman's Information Visualization: Mantra "Overview, zoom & filter, details-on-demand"

 

Those details on demand may included more than 16 columns. When it does, users of Tableau should expect their software to deliver for them.

 

I don't know what the magic number of text columns should be, but 64 sounds reasonable to be released in the next version.

 

*16 columns before Tableau forces concatenation of columns.

 

 

Also refer to Duplicate Idea #3554 https://community.tableau.com/ideas/3554  ( 5 Votes )

 

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Status changed to Released

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Tableau 2019.4 New Features 

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