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Error "Save workbook failed" Saving Workbook


Published: 30 Oct 2015
Last Modified Date: 28 Feb 2017

Issue

When saving a workbook in Tableau Desktop, the following error might occur: 

Save workbook failed.

 

Environment

Tableau Desktop 9.0.0 - 9.0.4

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop to 9.0.5 or a later version. or more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop.

Option 2

Save the workbook using the "Save As" option: File > Save As.

Cause

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