Tableau Filter Operations
Any data analysis and visualization work involve the use of extensive filtering of data. Tableau has a variety of filtrations to address these needs.
Tableau has many inbuilt functions for applying filters on the data using both measures and dimensions.
For the measures, the filter option offers numeric calculations. The filter option for dimension offers using a custom list of values or choosing string values from a menu.
Create Filters for Measures
Measures are numeric fields. So, the filter options for such fields involve choosing values. There are following types of filters for measures in Tableau:
Below screenshot shows all these filters for Measures:
Create Filters for Dimensions
Dimensions are descriptive fields having string values. There are following types of filters for dimensions in Tableau:
Below screenshot shows all these filters for Dimensions:
How to Clear Filters
Filters can be easily removed after selecting the filter Remove options as shown in the below screenshot.