I wanted to create a visual and interactive reference of all keyboard shortcuts in Tableau. So naturally, I created a viz. Check out the viz below. After a number of revisions, the viz has the following features:

  1. It includes both Mac and Windows keyboards
  2. It includes both keyboard shortcuts and mouse actions
  3. It categorizes the utility of shortcuts and actions

I hope they help you memorize these shortcuts. Some of them are really useful. It can save you a few seconds of time and make viz-design a little smoother.

My favorite is Ctrl-Drag which duplicates those pills effortlessly. If you have a favorite shortcut, feel free to share with us by leaving a comment.

Have fun with Tableau!

For more tips, tricks, and vizzes by Alex, check out his blog and his Tableau Public profile page. You can also connect with him on Twitter @aleksoft.


Another viz including both keyboard shortcuts and mouse actions is here:

The shortcut I miss the most is "Copy as image", would love to have it in future versions of the software!

This was incredibly useful, thank you!

It is awesome guidelines about keyboard shortcuts. Your post is really helpful for peoples who start to change keyboards layout.

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