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Unable to Add More Than One Worksheet to a Dashboard or Format Dashboard


Published: 09 Aug 2017
Last Modified Date: 02 Jan 2018

Issue

After placing a worksheet onto a dashboard, it is not possible to add formatting or alignment features or add other worksheets and objects to the dashboard. 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows

Resolution

  1. Close out of Tableau Desktop.
  2. Right-click the Tableau Desktop icon and select Run as administrator

Cause

On some computers, Tableau Desktop requires administrator access to work properly. 
 

Additional Information

To always run Tableau Desktop with administrator privileges, please follow the steps below: 
  1. Right-click on the Tableau Desktop icon and select Properties
  2. Select the Compatibility tab, then check the box next to "Run this program as an adminstrator". 
  3. Click OK
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