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Error "Cannot extract the embedded font" Printing to PDF


Published: 15 Jul 2014
Last Modified Date: 22 Aug 2014

Issue

When you try to print a worksheet or dashboard to PDF, the following error might occur:

Cannot extract the embedded font <font>. Some characters may not display or print correctly.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 8.2.0 and 8.2.1

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 8.2.2 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in the Tableau Knowledge Base.

Cause

This behavior is a known issue that has been corrected in more recent releases.
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