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Tableau Quick Tip: HotKey - New Calculation

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time in Tableau. While Tableau does some great visuals out of the box and makes it easy with Show Me, sometime your dashboard calls for a lot of custom calculations.

When I'm in the zone, it can be a little annoying to move from my keyboard where I'm wildly typing away writing IF THEN statements, date calcs, or LODs - to my mouse to navigate to create a new calculation - and then back to my keyboard. Small problem in the grand scheme of things I know, but in the end this tip can save you time!

All you have to do is hold down these 3 keys in this order:

Alt A C

Big thanks to my teammate Matt Bigger for sharing this Tableau Tip with me!

And even more Tableau Hotkeys here:


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