Last Modified Date: 19 Oct 2019
ResolutionStart Tableau Desktop and choose to open the workbook via one of the following methods rather than 'Connect' to a Tableau Workbook .twb or .twbx file:
- Option 1: File > Open
- Option 2: Ctrl-O
- Option 3: Open > Open a workbook (from the Start Page)
CauseWhen a .twb file is selected via: Connect > To a file > Other files ("More..." in Tableau Desktop 10+) from the Tableau Desktop Start Page, Tableau Desktop will connect to the Data Source from the .twb file in the existing workbook.
Additional InformationAfter the .twb file is selected, a window will pop up that says "Import Data Source" - indicating that Tableau Desktop will import the Data Source from the selected .twb(x) into the existing workbook, rather than opening the .twb(x) file.
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