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Dashboard Button Object Does Not Respond When Clicked


Published: 14 Feb 2019
Last Modified Date: 20 Feb 2019

Issue

When clicking a Dashboard Button Object, nothing happens.

Environment

Tableau Desktop 2018.3 or later

Resolution

Hold down Alt and click the dashboard button to execute.

 

Cause

This functionality helps prevent accidental clicking when creating a dashboard. 

Additional Information

  • On Tableau Server or Online, the button will work on click only, as opposed to Alt + Click.
  • While in Presentation Mode in Tableau Desktop, the button will also work on click only.
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