Save and Save As Not Available in Web Edit Mode

Published: 05 Jun 2013
Last Modified Date: 07 Jul 2017


When you try to use web editing, the Save and Save As options might not be available, even when you have been granted Write/Web Save and Download/Web Save As permissions.


  • Tableau Server 
  • Web authoring


Grant publishing rights to affected users.
  1. Sign in to Tableau Server as an administrator and navigate to Admin > Users.
  2. Select the check box next to the user name.
  3. On the menu bar, select Actions - Site Role 
  4. Select "Publisher" and click "Change Site Role." 


Users must have publishing rights to Save or Save As in web authoring.

Additional Information

The option to Save will only be available if you are an owner of the workbook. Otherwise, you will only see Save As.

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