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Story Point Shows Incorrect Parameter Values when Downloading to PDF


Published: 13 Sep 2018
Last Modified Date: 21 Sep 2018

Issue

When downloading a Story from Tableau Server to PDF, the story points do not show the correct parameter values in the story title or content.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2018.1 - 2018.2.1
  • Tableau Server 10.5..x
  • Windows
  • MySQL

Resolution

As a workaround, add ".pdf" at the end of the URL.

Example:
If your url is: http://<server address>#/site/<site name>/<project>/<workbook>/<view>
add .pdf at the end to create:
http://<server address>#/site/<site name>/<project>/<workbook>/<view>.pdf

Adding ".pdf" at the end of the URL will generate a PDF directly in your browser.

Cause

This is related to a known issue that is currently under investigation with Tableau Development.
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