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PNG Export Image Size Does Not Change


Published: 09 Jul 2013
Last Modified Date: 16 Sep 2015

Issue

When exporting a dashboard to PNG using tabcmd, specifying the size of the image might not result in an image of that size.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Option 1

Re-size the image in Tableau Desktop to the desired size.

Option 2

Set the image size to Automatic.
  1. Open the Workbook in Tableau Desktop.
  2. Select the Dashboard to be published.
  3. Go to Dashboard > Size and select Automatic.
  4. Republish the revised Workbook to Tableau Server.

Cause

The size of the dashboard will remain the size specified by Tableau Desktop unless set to Automatic.
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