Workbook Contains Blank Views When Opened

Published: 19 Sep 2013
Last Modified Date: 12 Oct 2018


When opening a workbook, one or more views might be blank.


Tableau Desktop


  • Navigate to each blank worksheet and verify that automatic updates are enabled. For more information, see Automatic Updates.
  • Check filters to ensure that all data is not filtered out of the view.
  • Check worksheet and dashboard actions to ensure that data is not filtered out of the view.
  • Verify that any custom SQL used for the connection does not filter data out of the view.
  • If joins are in use, check the Data Source window and examine the joins.The joins may be filtering out the data.
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