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Preventing Workbook Downloads on Tableau Public


Published: 06 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 14 Sep 2021

Question

How to prevent others from downloading workbooks published to Tableau Public.

Environment

Tableau Public 

Answer

  1. Once the workbook has been uploaded to Tableau Public, sign in to public.tableau.com.
  2. Click your profile picture and select My Profile.
  3. From My Profile, locate the workbook > click View button
  4. In the toolbar, click the Settings icon.
  5. Turn off the Allow Access toggle.
  6. Click Save.

Additional Information

NOTE!  The user who created the workbook will always be able to download the workbook; only other users are prevented.

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