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Editing a master dimension

When you update a master dimension, the changes will be reflected in all its instances, including all visualizations that use it.

Edit a master dimension from the assets panel or while editing visualization properties.

Editing a master dimension from the assets panel

Use the assets panel to edit a master dimension when you want to preview the dimension or edit several master dimensions

Do the following:

  1. In sheet view, click Edit Edit sheet in the toolbar.

    The assets panel opens on the left-hand side.

  2. Click Master items.
  3. Click the dimension that you want to edit.

    The preview opens.

  4. Click Edit at the bottom of the preview.

    If the dimension is used on a sheet, a dialog is displayed to inform you that any changes to the master dimension will be applied to all its instances on the sheets.

  5. Click OK.

    The Edit dimension dialog opens, where you update the field or expression, name, description and tags.

  6. Click Save.

The master dimension is now updated.

Tip noteYou can also right-click the master item, and then click Edit.

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