Preventing Workbook Downloads on Tableau Public

Published: 06 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 09 Jan 2019


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


Tableau Public 


  1. Once the workbook has been uploaded to Tableau Public, sign in to
  2. From My Profile, locate the workbook > click View button
  3. Click the Edit Details icon on the top right corner
  4. Uncheck the box Allow workbook and its data to be downloaded by others
  5. 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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