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Unable to Rename a Published Workbook or Sheets in a Published Workbook


Published: 24 Jul 2013
Last Modified Date: 12 Jan 2017

Issue

Unable to rename a workbook or sheets in a workbook on Tableau Server.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Use the following workaround:
  1. Download the workbook from Tableau Server. For more information, see Download Workbooks in Tableau Help.
  2. Open the workbook in Tableau Desktop and do one of the following:
    • Change the names of the sheets and then save the workbook.
    • Save the workbook with a new name.
  3. Republish the workbook to Tableau Server. For more information, see How to Publish Workbooks to the Server in Tableau Help.

Cause

The ability to rename a published workbook or its sheets directly in Tableau Server is not currently built into the product.
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