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Aliases Are Not Retained After Saving and Re-Opening a Workbook


Published: 13 Sep 2016
Last Modified Date: 19 Jul 2017

Issue

Dimension aliases are not retained when a workbook is saved and re-opened. The original dimension header value is displayed in its place.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.0.0
  • Windows 7
  • Excel

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 562607) in Tableau Desktop 10.0 and earlier versions. 
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