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Cannot Read Property 'get_Toolbarcommands' Of Null When Switching Tabs/views On A Published Workbook


Published: 17 Dec 2020
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022

Issue

Navigating to a tab/view in Tableau Cloud or Tableau Server which contains text-only container results in an error:

"Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'get_toolbarCommands' of null"

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.4.0
  • Tableau Cloud 

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Server 2020.4.1.

Option 2

Navigate to the view directly by clicking on its link from the workbook list as a workaround.

Cause

This is a known issue that is fixed in more recent version of Tableau Server.
 
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