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Dashboard Layouts Appear Misaligned When Opening Older Workbooks in Tableau Desktop


Published: 06 Sep 2017
Last Modified Date: 17 Nov 2017

Issue

When opening a workbook which is created by Tableau Desktop 10.1.7 and earlier by Tableau Desktop version 10.1.8 and later, dashboard objects are misaligned.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.1.8 and later versions

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.3.4 or 10.2.6. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Option 2

Modifying alignment of dashboard objects will display the hidden objects.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 687344) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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