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Color Legend Appears in Multiple Columns after Publishing the Workbook


Published: 27 Nov 2023
Last Modified Date: 28 Nov 2023

Issue

In Tableau Desktop, the color legend appears in a single column, and vertical scroll bar is displayed when the legend values are not fully displayed.

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However, the color legend appears in multiple columns and horizontal scroll bar is displayed after publishing the workbook.

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Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Cloud

Resolution

If you would like to display the color legend in a single column, resize the width of the color legend in Tableau Desktop and re-publish the workbook.

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Cause

Color legends are displayed wrapped in multiple columns when they don't fit in the layout by design. 
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