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Changing the Background Color of Text Objects


Published: 27 Sep 2017
Last Modified Date: 27 Sep 2017

Question

How to change background color for text objects in a dashboard. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.4

Answer

When editing a dashboard, follow these steps to change the background color of a text object.
  1. Select the text object.
  2. Click the Layout tab on the left side fo the screen.
  3. Use the Background options to change the color of the text object's background.

Additional Information

The ability to change text object background color was added in Tableau Desktop 10.4. 
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