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View on Dashboard is Compressed/Distorted and Has No Scrollbar


Published: 23 May 2017
Last Modified Date: 25 May 2017

Issue

A view placed on a dashboard is compressed/distorted ("scrunched") and has no scrollbar.

Environment

Tableau Desktop

Resolution

  1. Navigate to the dashboard
  2. Click the view on the dashboard to select it
  3. In the dropdown menu in the top toolbar that says "Fit Height" or "Entire View" select either "Standard" or "Fit Width"

Cause

The "Fit Height" or "Entire View" fit settings tell Tableau Desktop to force the entire view (or entire height) to fit within the box that contains the view on the dashboard. The fit setting for a view can be different for the view in its worksheet tab and the view on the dashboard.
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