Unexpected Formatting Differences When Viewing a Dashboard On Different Screens

Published: 23 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 29 Jan 2020


When viewing a dashboard in Tableau Reader, tables and text items might not appear as expected. The dashboard appears as expected on other computers using the same version of Tableau Reader and same screen resolution settings.


  • Tableau Reader
  • Microsoft Windows operating system


Option 1

Design the visualization on a computer using the same magnification setting as the affected computer. For more information, see Make items on the screen appear bigger (Magnifier) in the Microsoft knowledge base.

Option 2

Use a web object connecting to a text file rather than a text object. 


Screen magnification on the affected computer is set to a number other than 100%, causing the visualization to display differently.
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