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Context Menu Does Not Appear When Right-Clicking Dimension or Measure on View


Published: 27 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 02 Feb 2017

Issue

When you right-click a dimension or measure on the Rows or Columns shelf, the context menu does not display. 
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.3 and later 
  • Windows OS 

Resolution

Option 1:

Exit out of any overlaying application, such as SnagIt 

Option 2:

Use Windows Appearance and Personalization settings to change to a non-Aero Windows theme, such as Windows Basic.

 

Cause

Unexpected mouse click behavior due to the overlay or Windows theme. 
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