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Unable to Remove Ubertips


Published: 24 Jan 2014
Last Modified Date: 29 Jul 2016

Issue

Unable to remove ubertips.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1: 

  1. Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 9.0 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop.
  2. Under Edit Tooltip, de-select Include Command Buttons. For more information, see Format Tooltips.
     

Option 2:

For Tableau Desktop 8.2 and earlier versions, use a blank object on a dashboard to prevent ubertips from appearing. 

  1. In Tableau Desktop, select Dashboard > New Dashboard.
  2. Drag the desired sheet onto the dashboard. 
  3. Drag a blank object from the Dashboard pane onto the dashboard. 
  4. Right-click the blank object and select Floating
  5. Place the blank object over the axis.
  6. Adjust the size of the blank object to cover the axis. 
     

Cause

The ability to disable ubertips was added in Tableau Desktop 9.0. 
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