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

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


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. 


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows


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


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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