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Cannot Access Underlying Data Using Reader


Published: 14 Feb 2013
Last Modified Date: 26 Nov 2017

Issue

Cannot access the underlying data when a packaged workbook (.twbx) is opened in Tableau Reader. 

Environment

Tableau Reader

Resolution

To view the underlying data, the packaged workbook needs to be opened in Tableau Desktop.

Cause

Tableau Reader is designed to allow workbook authors to share views of their information but not allow access to the underlying data.
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