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Unpackaging a .twbx File in Tableau Desktop on the Mac


Published: 14 Jun 2014
Last Modified Date: 09 Feb 2017

Question

How to unpackage a .twbx file in Tableau Desktop on the Mac.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • OS X

Answer

Change the file extension to .zip, and then open the renamed file. A folder containing the unpackaged files will automatically appear in the same location as the .twbx file. 

To rename file extension to .zip

  1. Select the desired .twbx file and press the Enter or Return key.
  2. Change file extension from .twbx to .zip.

To unpackage the renamed .zip file

  1. Double-click on the .zip file.
  2. A folder containing the unpackaged files will appear at the same location as the .zip file. 
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