Checking Language Configuration in Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server and Tableau Prep

Published: 10 Jun 2014
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


How to verify the language configurations for Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Cloud and Tableau Prep.


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server/Online
  • Tableau Prep


  • In Tableau Desktop, navigate to File > Workbook Locale to view the current settings. (It is the only menu that has an arrow to expand other menus)
  • In Tableau Server and Tableau Cloud, navigate to My Account Settings > Language and Locale to view current settings.
  • In Tableau Prep, navigate to Help (the last tab menu) > Choose Language. (It is the first menu that has an arrow to expand other menus)

To view the above steps in action, see the video below.
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