Last Modified Date: 20 Oct 2019
- Tableau Desktop
- Tableau Server
ResolutionThis is expected behavior. To improve performance, reduce the number of worksheets published as tabs or deselect the "Show Sheet as Tabs" option.
CauseWhen the "Show Sheets as Tabs" option is selected, Tableau Server must retrieve the entire workbook every time, whether or not the worksheets in the tabs are being used in the current dashboard or view, increasing load time.
Additional InformationWhen the "Show Sheets as Tabs" option is deselected, Tableau Server only needs to retrieve and process the specific worksheets that are being viewed at any given time.
For more useful links, see Why is my Tableau viz slow? and #Tableau Performance: Show Sheets as Tabs.
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