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Navigate Filter Actions Missing from Tooltip or Do Not Work in Published Dashboards


Published: 21 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 15 Nov 2017

Issue

Filter actions used to navigate between sheets or dashboards work in Tableau Desktop, but do not work in a view published to Tableau Server or Tableau Online.

Additionally, filter actions may not show up on the tooltip when hovering or clicking a mark on the view.

 

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server

Resolution

Option 1

When publishing the workbook from Tableau Desktop, select the option "Show sheets as tabs" in the publishing dialog.

   or

Option 2

To fix an already-published workbook:
 
a. Log into Tableau Online and navigate to the workbook's Details page
b. Select the option for "Show Tabs" in the "Tabbed views" section.

Cause

In order for navigation filter actions to work in a published workbook, "Show sheets as tabs" must be enabled.
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