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Printing to PDF Does Not Complete When Using Entire Workbook Range


Published: 20 Mar 2015
Last Modified Date: 13 Sep 2016

Issue

When saving a workbook to a PDF, the dialog box closes but the file is not updated nor does the PDF appear. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1

Selecting all of the worksheets and printing them: 
  1. Select all of tabs in the workbook. 
  2. With all tabs selected, Navigate to File > Print to PDF 
  3. For the Range, choose "Selected Sheets" & Click OK. 

Option 2

There may be data sources in the workbook that are not used on any sheets. If these data sources are closed, the workbook will print to a PDF correctly.

 
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