Color Legend Appears in Multiple Columns after Publishing the Workbook

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


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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  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Cloud


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