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Tableau Font Unavailable after Windows 10 Update


Published: 07 Feb 2019
Last Modified Date: 11 Feb 2019

Issue

After applying Windows 10 updates, when attempting to select a Tableau font from any Edit text window in Tableau Desktop, none of the Tableau fonts appear in the dropdown menu within the list of available font types. The default font shows listed as Tableau Book, but the text is not actually in the Tableau Book font.
Additionally, the first font in Tableau may be listed as "8514oem". 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows 10

Resolution

Work with your IT to follow the steps in "Fix apps having problems because of blocked fonts" in Block untrusted fonts in an enterprise from Microsoft help. 

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Cause

Windows' Block Untrusted Fonts feature was blocking Tableau fonts.
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