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Font Changes When Size is Increased


Published: 23 May 2018
Last Modified Date: 17 Sep 2018

Issue

When the label font size is increased, you notice that the font renders incorrectly.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 2018.1
  • Windows 10

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.1.3 or a later version . For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Option 2

As a workaround, disable Accelerated Graphics and restart Tableau Desktop:
  1. From the upper toolbar, navigate to Help > Settings and Performance > and uncheck Enable Accelerated Graphics
  2. Restart Tableau Desktop

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 781162) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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