Filter Titles Revert to Default After Publishing

Published: 03 Jan 2014
Last Modified Date: 06 Feb 2018


After publishing a workbook, customized filter titles in a dashboard might revert to their default titles, even when the aforementioned title was previously edited or hidden.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server


  1. Open the workbook in Tableau Desktop. 
  2. Navigate to the dashboard containing the filter.
  3. Select the filter.
  4. Change or hide the filter title as desired by selecting Show Title or Edit Title... from the filter drop-down arrow. 
  5. Make the necessary change and re-publish the workbook.


The filter was removed from the worksheet in the workbook where it was originally used.
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