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Dashboard URL Menu Actions Not Appearing on Tableau Server


Published: 22 Dec 2015
Last Modified Date: 17 Jun 2021

Issue

The dashboard action menu does not appear in Tableau Server after publishing.

Environment

  • Tableau Server

Resolution

Make sure that the "Show Tooltips" option is enabled:
1. Use Tableau Desktop to open the workbook, then navigate to the issue worksheet
2. Select Worksheet > Tooltip
3. Check the 'Show Tooltips' option
4. Republish the workbook

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Cause

Since dashboard menu actions are displayed as tooltips, if tooltips are not set to enabled, they will not be rendered on Tableau Server.
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