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Unable to set Padding or Margin in Sheet


Published: 19 Oct 2020
Last Modified Date: 19 Oct 2020

Issue

Unable to set Padding or Margin in Sheet
When shading is set to a non default color (dark color) in a sheet and the sheet is published or used in embedded view, the view shows 4 px white border/margin/padding.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.3.0

Resolution

As workaround add the sheet to dashboard and use one of the following options:

Option 1 : Set desired shading color for dashboard that will be used for sheet’s border color.
Option 2:  Set Sheet’s Outer Padding to 0 in the dashboard (Layout).  By default this value is set to 4.
 

Cause

The ability to set or modify padding or margin in Sheet is not currently been built into the product.
 
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