I love learning something new. We stumbled across the fact that you can filter the special "measure names" dimension via URL. I am sure this is not supported by Tableau, but it appears to work great. A few things to worry about:
- It starts with &[:Measure%20Names] - take note of the colon in there!
- You need the internal name of the data source, not the display name - see example below
Here is an example URL:
"excel.41431.369623564817" is the name of my datasource. "Cost" is one of the measures. Enjoy!