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Disabling or Removing Tooltips


Published: 11 Apr 2013
Last Modified Date: 18 Oct 2017

Question

How to remove or disable tooltips.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Answer

Option 1: Tableau Desktop 9.0 and later versions

  1. In Tableau Desktop, navigate to Worksheet > Tooltip.
  2. Uncheck Show Tooltip

Option 2: Tableau Desktop 8.3 and earlier versions 

Use the following workaround:
  1. In Tableau Desktop, navigate to Worksheet > Tooltip.
  2. In the Tooltip dialog box, clear all text, and then click OK.


 

Additional Information

When tooltips do not contain any text, they do not appear in the view.
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