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Different Permissions for Different Views When Navigating Between Worksheets with the Button Object


Published: 10 Sep 2019
Last Modified Date: 28 Aug 2020

Issue

When using the button object to navigate between views in a published workbook that have different permissions, then the "Download" permissions are not transferred correctly between those views.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2019.2 and 2018.3
  • Excel
  • Windows and Linux

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Server 2018.3.15, 2019.1.13, 2019.2.9, 2019.3.5, 2019.4.4 or later.

As a workaround, refresh the view from Tableau Server in order to show the correct download options for the affected view(s).

Cause

This is a known issue that is corrected in more recent versions of Tableau Server.
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