Tableau keyboard shortcuts

Tableau

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
9 months ago
- Shortcuts

Manage your visulations better with keyboard. You can find Tableau Desktop, Tableau Online and Tableau Server below.

Ctrl + N

New workbook

Ctrl + M

New worksheet

Ctrl + E

Describe sheet

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Cycle forward through open worksheets

or Ctrl + F6
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Cycle backward through open worksheets

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F6
F7

Switch in and out of Presentation Mode

or Ctrl + H
Ctrl + O

Open file

Ctrl + S

Save file

F12

Revert workbook to last saved state

Alt + F4

Close the current workbook

Ctrl + P

Print

F1

Open Help

Ctrl + D

Connect to data source

Ctrl + F

Activate the find command in the Data pane

F5

Refresh the data source

F9

Run data updates on a view

F10

Toggle automatic data updates on and off

Ctrl + A

Select all data

Ctrl + C

Copy selected data

A

Use Rectangular Selection tool

D

Use Lasso Selection Tool

S

Use Radial Selection Tool

Esc

Clear the selection

Ctrl + 1

Show Me!

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + 1
⤶ Enter

Add the selected field to the sheet (only works with a single field)

or
Alt + ↑   Shift + C

Place selected field on Columns shelf

Alt + ↑   Shift + F

Place selected field on Filters shelf

Alt + ↑   Shift + I

Place selected field on Size

Alt + ↑   Shift + L

Place selected field on Detail

Alt + ↑   Shift + O

Place selected field on Color

Alt + ↑   Shift + P

Place selected field on Pages shelf

Alt + ↑   Shift + R

Place selected field on Rows shelf

Alt + ↑   Shift + S

Place selected field on Shape

Alt + ↑   Shift + T

Place selected field on Text/Label

Alt + ↑   Shift + X

Place selected field on Rows shelf

Alt + ↑   Shift + Y

Place selected field on Columns shelf

+

(drag to shelf) Open the Drop Field menu

Ctrl +
+

Copy a field in the view and place it on another shelf or card

Ctrl + W

Swap rows and columns

Ctrl + L

Flip orientation of column labels at bottom of view

G

Toggle dashboard grid on and off

T

Toggle between Dashboard and Layout tabs

Ctrl + X

Cut text selection (in captions, titles, formulas, etc.)

Ctrl + V

Paste clipboard

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

Alt + ↑   Shift + ⬅ Backspace

Clear the current worksheet

Ctrl + B

Smaller cell size

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Bigger cell size

Ctrl +

Make rows narrower

Ctrl +

Make rows wider

Ctrl +

Make columns shorter

Ctrl +

Make columns taller

F4

Start or stop forward playback on the Pages shelf

↑   Shift + F4

Start or stop backward playback on the Pages shelf

Ctrl + .

Skip forward one page

Ctrl + ,

Skip backward one page

Select a mark

+

Select a group of marks

Ctrl +

Add individual marks to the selection

Ctrl +
+

Add a group of marks to the selection

↑   Shift +
+

Pan around the view

Zoom in to a point in the view (if not map, requires zoom mode)

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift +
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Alt +

Zoom out from a point on a map (if not map, requires zoom mode)

↑   Shift +

Zoom out

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +
+

Zoom in to an area in the view (requires zoom mode if not map)

Zoom in and out on a map

+

(drag bottom of the pane and hold) Drag a row and scroll through a long list simultaneously

F11

Toggle full screen

Alt + F2

Rename data source

Ctrl + Alt + D

New data source

Ctrl + Alt + ↑   Shift + D

Edit data source

Ctrl + Alt + T

Create new worksheet

Add field to sheet

Ctrl +

Copy a field in the view and place it on another shelf or card

F2

Rename column field (when field is selected in the data schema pane)

G

Toggle dashboard grid on and off

T

Toggle between Dashboard and Layout tabs

← ↑ → ↓

Move floating dashboard object 1 pixel at a time

↑   Shift + ← ↑ → ↓

Move floating dashboard object 10 pixels at a time

Alt + ← ↑ → ↓

Resize floating dashboard object with 1 pixel increments

↑   Shift + Alt + ← ↑ → ↓

Resize floating dashboard object with 10 pixel increments

Ctrl + Z

Undo

Ctrl + Y

Redo

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z
Ctrl + S

Save workbook

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + S

Save workbook as

Alt + Q

Close web authoring

F1

Open Help

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