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February 14, 2017

Tableau Tip Tuesday: How to Add Space for Labels on the End of Lines and How to Create a Year/Quarter/Month Selector

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This week is a double tip. First, I take you through adding a buffer to the end of sparklines so that you can have your labels next to the end of the lines. Second, I show you how to create a dynamic date selector, which I then use to create a dynamic buffer for the labels.

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  1. While a good tip, it seems like this "problem" really takes you out of the flow. It would seem Tableau just needs to address this problem.

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  2. Hi Andy,

    Thank you for this tip. The way i worked around this earlier quickly was by "Edit Axis" -> Select Fixed-> and enter future dates in the "Fixed End". But that would not have been dynamic as your solution.

    Thanks,
    Jeremiah Lobo

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