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Tableau Application Removed from Mac After Computer Restart


Published: 18 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 18 Oct 2016

Issue

Every time the computer is restarted, Tableau Desktop cannot be located and has to be downloaded again.

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Mac OS

Resolution

  1. Download Tableau Desktop. 
  2. open the TableauDesktop-<version>.dmg file. 
  3. Drag the Tableau icon to the Applications folder. 


 

Cause

Tableau Desktop was being run directly from the .dmg file and was not completely installed.
 
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