1 Reply Latest reply on Mar 1, 2016 10:48 AM by Kent Sloan

    Region name for a cluster of states

    Zimu Yang

      I'm dividing the continental United States into a series of regions by states.

      Right now, Tableau is assigning the region name to each of the states. Is it possible for it to only display the region name once in a central location across the whole region?

        • 1. Re: Region name for a cluster of states
          Kent Sloan

          Hi Zimu,

           

          To place the labels once for each region you will need to create a second map with the labels where you want then use a dual axis to overlay them. In the image below I created a duplicate of the Region field and assigned it the geographical role of state then assigned which state a region should map to. If you want to be more precise you could select a city in each region and map to that point. Attached is a workbook with the example.

           

          Thanks,

          Kent