2 Replies Latest reply on May 9, 2018 2:17 PM by Jim Dehner

    Trend line not showing

    Laura Urciuoli

      I am trying to add a trend line to my shape graph. It shows sum of dollars over time. The Column pill is continuous MONTH(Date), and the Row pill is also continuous SUM(Dollars total).

       

      When I go to Analytics I'm able to select trend line, I drag it to linear, and nothing happens. I don't get an error, or any notification, and no trend line shows up. What am I missing?

       

      Here is a screen shot of my viz:

       

        • 1. Re: Trend line not showing
          Wesley Magee

          Laura,

          I'd have to see the workbook to confirm, but I think it has something to do with your date field. It looks like you're using a month date part, but if that was the case then when you made it continuous it would show the "+" option. My guess is that Tableau can't view the time series as a legitimate continuous series. If you can share the workbook, I'd be happy to take a look.

          -Wesley

          • 2. Re: Trend line not showing
            Jim Dehner

            Hi Laura

            I had no problem adding a trend line - see the attached

             

            I'm on 2018-1 saved down to 10.2 what version are you using?

             

             

             

            Jim

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