Preventing Workbook Downloads on Tableau Public

Published: 06 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 24 Aug 2022


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. 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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