Unable to Export a Dashboard to Excel

Published: 07 Jun 2013
Last Modified Date: 22 Mar 2018


Unable to export a dashboard to Excel.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Microsoft Excel


In Tableau Desktop

Option 1

Export individual sheets to Excel. For more information, see Export Crosstab to Excel in Tableau Help.

Option 2 

Export the dashboard to PDF. For more information, see Print to PDF in Tableau Help.

Option 3

Export the dashboard to image:
  • Select Dashboard > Export Image.

In Tableau Server

Option 1 

Export individual sheets to Crosstab. For more information, see Export Views in Tableau Help.

Option 2

Export the dashboard to Image or PDF. For more information, see Export Views in Tableau Help.

Option 3

Create an invisible crosstab. For more information, see Exporting CSV Made Simple


The ability to export a dashboard to Excel is not currently built into the product.
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