Make negative percentages stand out by applying a special format to them.
It's very common to have negative percentages and currently the only formatting customization supported by Tableau's formatting is to add.
I know there is probably a simple explanation, but I'm missing it somewhere along the way - I am trying to format some cells that contain.
One format that isn't as easy to set up is for negative percentages. This tip explains the two ways you can format those percentages so they.
How to put parentheses around percentages for negative numbers try using a custom number format such as: %;(%). Reply With Quote.
A common way is to mark negative variances to budget in red and It's a little trickier to set up this formatting for percentages in Excel than.
A decrease certainly is a negative percentage, I fail to see your advisor's to this "problem", especially since you're asking about table format.
I'm having a hard time figuring out how to use the conditional formatting with a negative percentage. What i'm doing is taking two percentages.
Use this in a Custom Format %;(%) Use as many zeroes as you want decimal places in your answer. You can also use # signs in.