Changing the Field Display Format

To ensure that fields display consistently across all visuals of the dataset, we recommend making display format adjustments at the dataset level.

The following steps demonstrate how to change the format, by working with a new field that we created in Creating Calculated Fields.

  1. In the World Life Expectancy dataset used in Creating Calculated Fields, click Edit Fields.

  2. Under Measures, find the calculated field gdp, click the (down arrow) icon on its right side, and select Edit Fields.

    Editing a calculated field of a dataset
    Editing a Calculated Field of a Dataset
  3. The Edit Field Parameters window modal appears.

    Click the Display Format tab.

  4. Under the Display Format tab, you have several options:

    We continue our example with Currency.