Last Modified Date: 30 May 2017
- Tableau Desktop
- Tableau Reader
Option 1 (Windows)Follow the steps in Change which programs Windows uses by default in the Microsoft knowledge base.
Option 2 (Windows)
Uninstall and re-install the desired default version of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Reader. For example, if you would like Tableau Desktop 10.0 to open workbooks by default, uninstall and then re-install Tableau Desktop 10.0. For more information, see Download and Install Tableau Desktop.
Option 3 (Mac)
- Ctrl+Click on the .twbx workbook.
- Select Get Info.
- Change the application in the "Open with:" drop down.
- Select the Change All button and then choose Continue.
This will change all files with the extension .twbx to be opened with the desired version. This can also be done for the .twb file extension.
Additional InformationNote: Installing software updates the Windows registry. By default, workbooks will open in the most recently installed version of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Reader.
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