Disabling or Removing Tooltips

Published: 11 Apr 2013
Last Modified Date: 30 Dec 2019


How to remove or disable tooltips.


Tableau Desktop


  1. In Tableau Desktop, navigate to Worksheet > Tooltip.
  2. Uncheck Show Tooltip.

For additional information about tooltips, see Format tooltips in Tableau Help. 

Note: When tooltips do not contain any text, they do not appear in the view.

Additional Information

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