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East asian characters have the wrong orientation for rotated header labels and axis tick labels


Published: 23 Mar 2021
Last Modified Date: 26 Mar 2021

Issue

East Asian characters are displayed in wrong orientation for rotated header labels and axis labels.
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Environment

  • Tableau Online 2021.1
  • Tableau Server 2021.1

Resolution

Workaround 1 

Use server rendering. Add ?:render=false at the end of the view's URL.

See details in Testing with the URL Parameter

Workaround 2

Change the rotation of the characters on Tableau Desktop and republish the workbook.  

Cause

This is a known issue specific to East Asian characters. It is being addressed by Tableau development team.
 
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