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Buttons not Working with "Access Denied" Error on Server


Published: 10 Dec 2019
Last Modified Date: 10 Dec 2019

Issue

Buttons in a workbook dashboard do not work and fail with an "Access Denied" error when published to Tableau Server, even though user has full workbook access privileges. 
 

Environment

  • All versions of Tableau Server
  • Windows 10

Resolution

When publishing a dashboard to Tableau Server, "Show Sheets as Tabs" needs to be enabled, otherwise buttons will not work. 
 

Cause

This behavior is by design in the Tableau products.
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