Preventing Workbook Downloads on Tableau Public

Published: 06 Feb 2014
Last Modified Date: 20 Jul 2023


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 -> Vizzes tab, locate the workbook > click the Vizz thumbnail. 
  4. In the toolbar, click the Settings icon.
  5. Turn off the Allow Access toggle.
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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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