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Fonts Not Displaying as Expected After Publishing to Tableau Public or Tableau Online


Published: 22 Aug 2016
Last Modified Date: 07 Feb 2018

Issue

When you publish a workbook to Tableau Public or Tableau Online, some fonts, such as Lucida Bright or Book Antiqua, do not display as expected. 
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Public
  • Tableau Online

Resolution

Use a font supported by Tableau Public and Tableau Online. The following list contains some of the supported fonts: 
  • Arial (black, bold, bold italic, and italic)
  • Comic Sans MS (bold)
  • Courier New (bold, bold italic, and italic)
  • Georgia (bold, bold italic, and italic)
  • Lucida Sans Unicode
  • Tableau (bold, book, light, medium, semibold)
  • Tahoma (bold)
  • Times New Roman (bold, bold italic, and italic)
  • Trebuchet MS (bold, bold italic, and italic)
  • Verdana (bold, bold italic, and italic)

Cause

The supported fonts for Tableau Public and Tableau Online are supplied by the operating system and installed font packages on the computers where Tableau Public and Tableau Online are installed. 
 

Additional Information

  • Any non-supported fonts used in workbooks published to Tableau Public or Online display as Arial. 
  • Webdings and Wingdings are not supported in Tableau. 
  • Quick filters always display in Arial.
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