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Preventing Workbook Downloads on Tableau Public


Published: 06 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 22 May 2017

Question

How to prevent others from downloading workbooks published to Tableau Public.

Environment

Tableau Public 

Answer

  1. Once the workbook has been uploaded to Tableau Public, sign in to public.tableau.com.
  2. From My Profile, locate the workbook > click View button
  3. Click the Edit Details icon on the top right corner
  4. Uncheck the box Allow workbook and its data to be downloaded by others
  5. Click Save

Additional Information

NOTE!  The user who created the workbook will always be able to download the workbook; only other users are prevented.
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